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Questions tagged [drive-belt]

Questions related to accessory belt drive system which drives alternator, coolant pump, AC compressor and other accessories using the power drawn from the crank shaft pulley in automotive engines.

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Found the cause of a metallic rattle/scrape from the rear - how urgent is this?

Yesterday and today I noticed a strange scraping noise from the rear of my Ultra Limited, and was thinking grit in the brake, or possibly a bearing going as every time I looked there was nothing. Then ...
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New alternator whining?

I have a concern about a new alternator I put on my 02 echo, again it too does not have a tensioner. Belt tension is created by pivoting the alternator away from the engine. This was the first time ...
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Effect of start-stop technology in accessory belt drive system life, of automotive engines

Does start-stop technology (In Cars/Trucks) during traffic stops cause significant reduction in life for the accessory belt and tensioner system in engines? Assumptions 1) The belt and tensioner ...
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Craftsman Garden Tractor 26 HP no Drive when I let the clutch out

Craftman 26 HP Electric Start 6 Speed Transaxle Model 917.25024. my problem is very simular first mow of the season. mowed about 15 ft. and stopped to check how it was mowing and when i went to let ...