[V8] Mineral Oil on Serpentine belt

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Jan 26 15:13:21 EST 2005

When we had a sudden big leak from the pump that soaked the serp belt, the
belt became gummy-feeling, so I replaced it.  Some of the ribbing had begun
to come off.

At 09:36 AM 1/26/2005 -0500, Charles Wurts wrote:
>I am still wrestling with a couple of hydraulic leaks....  one of them 
>has managed to get the serpentine belt fairly moist and the belt is 
>making a significant amount of noise.  I know that mineral oil will 
>degrade rubber bushings over time.  Would it be reasonable to think the 
>serpentine belt will be compromised as well?  Any BTDTs?
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