Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Accessory Drive Belts

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Drive Belt Routings





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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.0L engines without A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.0L engines with A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routings-2.3L engine



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-3.0L engines without A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-3.0L engines with A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.0L engines without A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-2.0L engines with A/C



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routings-2.3L engine



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Fig. Accessory drive belt routing-3.0L engine



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Fig. Water pump drive belt routing-2001-2004 3.0L engine



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Fig. Water pump drive belt routing-2005-2006 3.0L engine

Inspection



Inspect the drive belt for signs of glazing or cracking. A glazed belt will be perfectly smooth from slippage, while a good belt will have a slight texture of fabric visible. Cracks will usually start at the inner edge of the belt and run outward. All worn or damaged drive belts should be replaced immediately.

Removal & Installation



2.0L And 2.3L Engines
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the right front wheel and tire.

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    Fig. Identifying front lower splash shield bolts-2.0L, 2.3L and 3.0L

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  5. Remove the bolts and the right front lower splash shield.

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    Fig. Rotating accessory drive belt tensioner-2.0L </