Belt came loose and then pulleys turning cut through belt.
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1997 Mercury Sable Question: How do I replace the serpentine belt on this car?
Answer #1Valleyautotech April 15, 2010, 19:16Master
Best to have a shop replace this so it can be routed properly as the cooling system is dependent on proper belt function and tension http://repairpal.com/directory?address=27607&car_brand_names=Mercury and you can check prices here http://repairpal.com/estimator?car_type_id=2075