trying to figure out how to reinstall the serpentine belt which popped off on 2000 Mercury Sable

serpentine came off pulleys no reason its a new belt not broken and all pulleys move havent a clue no matter how easy its supposed to be spent 6 hours for something that i know is a five min job so pls advise

by in Stamford, CT on December 25, 2012
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2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by , December 26, 2012
Do you want to spend another six hours re-installing the belt...again? Find the reason WHY it popped off the first place and FIX that first! Then you can worry about installing the belt.
ANSWER by , December 25, 2012
should be a diagram on the front strut tower or the top of the rad cradle
COMMENT by , December 25, 2012
the issue is not how it fits but how to manuever the tensioner to get the belt on pls
COMMENT by , December 26, 2012
you need a 5/8 socket or a 1/2 inchdrive ratchet I need to know engine size