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Re: belt squeal
On Fri, 29 Nov 1996, Trisha Bethen wrote:
> What is it with all the Audi/VW's? We have replaced more alt.belts over
> the past two years than I care to think. Chris at Autobahn has mentioned
> that it's a common problem, but I would think there is a cure. I've got a
> belt destroying itself after it has loosened several times and been
> adjusted in the 90. This is frustrating. It seems to happen after
> extreme weather. Any ideas?
The alt belt is in the wide open so really gets beat on by the elements.
They seem to be good for about a year before squeeking. Mke sure all your
underpanels are in place, this helps. Also start with a good quality
belt...it will last a little longer.
Bob D'Amato SNET 300 George St. New Haven, CT 06510 203-771-7081
Drive Safe, Drive Fast, Drive a Quattro