Where did it go?
theloves at localaccess.com
Mon Nov 1 20:25:41 EST 2004
I was thinking about that this morning while contemplating throwing
something at the car when I remembered that I had two rags stuffed down
there when I was removing the cam pulley to avoid allowing any slack in the
belt once removed.
Thanks for all the help.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ado Sigal" <a.sigal at bluewin.ch>
Cc: "Tom Love" <theloves at localaccess.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2004 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: Where did it go?
> Jim Haseltine wrote:
> > I wouldn't.
> > I know it's a pain but you're best getting into the bottom pulley and
> > making certain that the key isn't there. Turning the engine over with
> > a foreign body inside the timing belt cover runs the risk of damaging
> > the belt - worst case would be that the key ricochets around for a
> > while, days/weeks/months and then wrecks the belt when you're doing
> > 4000 revs.
> > Regards,
> > Jim Haseltine
> Second that strongly, don't try to move anything. Last time same
> happened, I was able to fish it out with magnet tipped flexi rod. If no
> success, as Jim says, must get to the bottom pulley to make sure,
> otherwise the damage of very costly kind is imminent.
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