Originally Posted by sunsetdart
Something alot of guys miss is that it may not be the belts.........it could possibly be the belt tensioner wheel. ..if the bearings get dry, spray some silicone with a long nozzle as not to get it on the belts into the bearing where its bolted. ..........been there, done that
wifes explorer just did this tonight one loud squeal and the belt poped of as the tensioner desinagrated ,bearing in it locked up solid , offto napa I go in the morning .