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Drive Belt Noise
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Good morning, I hope I can help you.

 

I assume that replacing the belt every 6 months cures the fault for a little while.

 

If this is the case then check the grooves in the old belt and look for signs where they appear to be filling up.

 

This is called 'piling' and can be caused by dusty atmospheric conditions or by a faulty misaligned pulley that the belt runs on. Not just the tensioner.

 

Check all the pulleys for signs of piling. The grooves should all be the same depth and parallel.

 

Bill.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Hi, I have tried all of your recomendations.
UK Auto Mechanic: Bill_Crosby, UK Car Mechanic replied 8 years ago

Do you still need help with this.

 

Bill.



Edited by Bill_Crosby on 7/6/2010 at 11:27 AM EST
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