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Re: again?! (and muffler ???'s)

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From: Ken Keith <auditude@impulsedata.net>
To: quattro list <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 1998 9:22 PM
Subject: again?! (and muffler ???'s)

>She's driving me into the arms of an A4q 1.8t!
>Yesterday I said it was ridiculous, today I don't know what to
>I went to the post office today, like yesterday, and on the way
>home, my idiot lights start coming on dimly!
>I get home and pop the hood, "Hi, how ya doin'?", the alternator
>belt is sitting on top of the alternator, like I dropped it down
>there from the top or something.
>Granted, the belt probably got pretty tweaked from driving around
>with it _behind_ the pulley, but did it turn into a rubber band or
>what?  Why is this thing coming off?!

    Check the alignment of the drive & alternator pulleys. If the alternator
pulley is not in the same plane as the drive pulley, the belt can flip off.


Fred Munro
'91 200q  254k km