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4000csq belt squeeking at start
In message <1D94A6F04B78D1119D5B0060979FBE9A01C30A@A1> Aleksander Mierzwa writes:
> Well, I always loose all alternator bolts when attempting to tighten the
> belt. My observation is that the adjusting gear is made of way too soft
> material - both times I tried to tighten the belt using the gear I
> simply could not apply enough torque - the teeth were breaking way
> before achieving correct belt tension.
You have another problem of some sort, Alex. The recommended adjuster torque
for a used belt is 4 Nm. That's less than 3 lb ft - you could almost reach
that by pulling the wrench with your tongue.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club