920022A - Overrunning Alternator Decoupling (OAD) Pulley
Litens Automotive is the original equipment supplier for the 2013-present Ford Escape (with Power Point Plug) with 2.0 GTDI Gas (Melco 175 amp - High Feature). This replacement pulley is also designed and produced by Litens and is exact in all form, fit, and performance characteristics as the original equipment part (with the exception of not having the car manufacturer's logo or part number applied to the part). Decoupling pulleys are engine specific and should never be interchanged with other types of pulley technology. The Litens OAD type pulley is designed to free-wheel in one direction and, with an internal spring and damping device, softly engage in the opposite direction. The OAD is designed as a sacrificial part of the front-end accessory drive system, protecting other belt driven component as well as the alternator. The correct decoupler pulley ensures smooth, quiet performance as well as increasing vehicle gas mileage. Under normal driving conditions, the original pulley will require replacement in approximately 70,000 - 90,000 miles.
- Designed and engineered by Litens Automotive. The inventor of the "OAD" (overrunning alternator decoupler).
- Patented original equipment design
- Protects the alternator and other front-end accessory drive components
- New cap included with the OAD
- Installation instructions included
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