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trying to figure out how to reinstall the serpentine belt which popped off

(2000 Mercury Sable)
in Stamford, CT on December 25, 2012
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
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on 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.
on December 25, 2012
should be a diagram on the front strut tower or the top of the rad cradle
on December 25, 2012
the issue is not how it fits but how to manuever the tensioner to get the belt on pls
on December 26, 2012
you need a 5/8 socket or a 1/2 inchdrive ratchet I need to know engine size
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