I had the same problem, so I took the belt off and washed it in soapy water. I then took a wet, soapy cloth and wiped off all of the pulleys. The squeal in my Aerostar was caused by a leaking Power Steering pump, which leaked fluid on the belt, causing it to slip and squeal.
cant turn the key ignition on my 1996 aerostar ford
The 1996 ford Aerostar has a curb weight of 3,487 lbs. The gvwr of the Aerostar van is 5,300 lbs.
Bank 1 is the passenger side of your engine in a 1996 Ford Aerostar
Change the belt
My 1995 Ford Explorer has a diagram in the front of the engine compartment showing how the serpentine belt is routed . Does your Ford Aerostar not have that .
how do you chance a serpentine belt on a 1996 ford escort
According to the 1996 Ford Aerostar Owner Guide : ( 21.0 U.S. gallons )
According to the 1996 Ford Aerostar Owner Guide : ( 5W-30 ) is the preferred oil
According to the 1996 Ford Aerostar Owner Guide : ( 21.0 U.S. gallons / 79 litres )
How do you open sliding door on a 1996 Ford Aerostar Van that will not disengage?
Either it's too loose or you need a new belt.
A ( 1996 ) Ford Aerostar has a ( 21.0 U.S. gallon / 79.5 litre gas tank )
go to napa auto parts online
Same key as ignition...
The 1996 Aerostar did not come with a 3.8 V6. It is a 3.0 or 4.0 http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-ford-firing-96.htm
No , both the 3.0 and 4.0 liter Over Head Valve ( OHV ) engines used in a 1996 Ford Aerostar use ( 1 ) timing CHAIN
On a 1996 Ford Aerostar : I believe if you open the drivers door , on the latch pillar , you will see an information sticker that shows the original size of tires on the vehicle from the factory
On a 1996 Ford Aerostar : The fuse box is under the instrument panel , on the drivers side
Look at the lower rear end of the engine
Ford Aerostar was created in 1986.
.052-.056 ========================================================== The above answer is correct if you have the 4.0L V6 engine in your 1996 Ford Aerostar , but according to one of Fords websites if it is the 3.0L V6 the spark plugs are gapped at ( .044 inch )
What type of rear end do you have?
Under the instrument panel on the driver side