if you mean the idle pulley, as we call it, i dont know if we're talking about the same thing here, but if we are, it is the pulley in the farthest back of all of them. its also the smallest other than the one to the air conditioner, which is in the bottom front.there should be 6 pulleys on your car. a haynes manual should tell you what you need to know. they have picture diagrams that are easy to follow. and you can pick one up at your local parts store for about 14.99 (depending on your state)or library.
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Yes , a 1994 Mercury Sable is a front wheel drive vehicle
on the steer wheel
Mercury Sables are front-wheel drive.
On a 2001 Mercury Sable : No , just front wheel drive according to my Consumer Guide book
On a 2002 Mercury Sable : Each wheel has ( 5 ) lugnuts / total of 20
In a 1998 Mercury Sable : The transaxle is the transmission on your front wheel drive Mercury Sable it is located in the engine compartment , on the drivers side , bolted to the engine
it is a 22m socket
On top of the steering wheel column
As far as I know just front wheel drive
Its 85-105 ft lbs of torque
To replace the 1996 V6 Mercury Sable climate control and take out the old control, you will need to remove the covering below the steering wheel and dashboard. Then, access the climate control in the instrument panel and remove the old control.
The transmission ( or in the case of your front wheel drive 1998 Mercury Sable , the " transaxle " ) is located in the engine compartment , on the drivers side , bolted to the engine
The Idler Wheel... was created on 2012-06-18.
On a Mercury Sable : Some model years had an All WHEEL DRIVE system available in addition to the usual front wheel drive
On top of the steering column. top of the steering wheel
Put a wrench or socket/ratchet on the big nut that holds the TENSION IDLER WHEEL in place. Pull upwards, to the left. The idler wheel will move upward allowing you to slide the serpentine belt from it. Slowly release the tensioner. Remove the belt completely.
Pin the top tension idler pully..take the front wheel off...the bottom idler pully is on an excentric...loosen same....belt goes slack.... put new belt on,set the excentric as tight as possible.. remove the pin in the top tension idler pully belt should be tight after doing this... happy days
According to the 2000 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid
A transfer case is used if a vehicle is all wheel drive or 4 wheel drive capable and is located at the back of the transmission . In a 2000 Mercury Sable the " transaxle " is bolted to the back of the engine towards the drivers side
self ajusting idler wheel strong spring inside housing
Frequently the scrapping noise indicates that the brakes need repairing.
The Air Conditioning compressor serpentine belt can be changed by adjusting the small belt tensioner idler wheel. This small idler wheel has a center nut (I think it's 14 mm) you must back off first so the wheel can slide up & down in a slot.There is an adjusting bolt on the bottom of the wheel bracket. When the idler center nut is loose, put a socket on the bolt head (facing upwards) and turn to draw the idler wheel downwards. This will slacken the belt and you will then be able to slip the belt off the pulley. Remove & install the new belt and trun the adjusting bolt back tightening the idler wheel onto the belt until your satisfied with the tension. Tighten the center nut and check this doesn't change your tension. This procedure needs you to remove a plastic splash shield in the fender well. You can do this.. it's a "one beer" job! DangerDude
The front axles are your "driveshafts" on ALL front wheel drive vehicles. Other wise there are no drive shafts.
It`s not attached to the flywheel. It bolts to the engine block through the bellhousing.
Below and to the left of the steering wheel , by the brake pedal ( it has a cover on it )