97 f 150

Asked by May 21, 2017 at 12:50 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 STD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Belt shereded, I replaced now truck
will crank but not start. Has a new
Alternator this is second belt in 3-4
months. Opinions please

1 Answer

20,470

Frequent belt breakage is usually associated with a problem with pulley alignment, wrong belt type, or a pulley part which was replaced which has a different groove pattern from the other pulleys. It can also be caused by a belt driven accessory binding up, causing excess stress on the belt. It should not cause engine start capabilities. Since the engine does not fire, but cranks I'd check fuel pressure first.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,100
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,580
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
265 Great Deals out of 10,613 listings starting at $1,775
Used Dodge Ram 1500
44 Great Deals out of 520 listings starting at $3,488
Used Toyota Tacoma
40 Great Deals out of 1,001 listings starting at $5,850
Used Ford Mustang
8 Great Deals out of 1,033 listings starting at $4,500
Used Ford F-250
4 listings
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
4 Great Deals out of 740 listings starting at $6,935
Used Ford Explorer
62 Great Deals out of 1,439 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
3,446 listings starting at $32,489
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 2,886 listings starting at $28,225
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 770 listings starting at $22,999
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
113 Great Deals out of 600 listings starting at $20,950
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
103 Great Deals out of 510 listings starting at $13,231

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.