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Re: 4000csq belt squeeking at start

-----Original Message-----
From: MICHAEL SHERIDAN WILLIAMS <daserde@ucla.edu>
To: Joe Rae <Audi-quattro@usa.net>
Cc: audi-nw@u.washington.edu <audi-nw@u.washington.edu>;
quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: 02 January 1998 16:10
Subject: Re: 4000csq belt squeeking at start

>Well, first, before you go out and buy a new belt, try tightening the one
>that you have.  From my experience, belts seem to loosen after a few
>months of use and require that they be adjusted again.  HTH
Most service manuals list two adjustments for v-belts, one to use for new
belts and another for used ones. I fitted a new alternator belt to my Ur-q
last Saturday and it started to squeal today so I guess that its stretched

Jim Haseltine
88 Ur quattro