[Vwdiesel] Talking about cooling - The demise of a diesel bunny

TexasTDI TexasVWdriver at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 13 17:07:42 EST 2003

Might give http://www.germanautoparts.com , http://www.vwparts.com , or
http://www.vwdieselparts.com a try.

Chris Thornton
1991 VW Jetta GL 2 Door 1.6D - 234k miles
2000 VW Golf GLS 1.9TDI 130hp/229ftlbs - 76k miles
1998 VW Passat GLS 1.8T -- FOR SALE
Amsoil Synthetic Lubricants Dealer #1098500

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nate Wall" <nwall at opei.org>
To: <LBaird119 at aol.com>
Cc: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Talking about cooling - The demise of a diesel bunny

> A few years ago I replaced the alt. belt w/ a brand spankin new one from
> (Autobahn), and later that day all of a sudden I heard something slapping
> around under the hood and the alt. light immediately came on. I
> pulled over and found that my brand new belt shredded itself. Must have
> defective, since I replaced that belt many times before and never had an
> immediate failure. I should have taken it back, but did not. Since it was
> just the alternator belt and I was only about 5 miles from home, I drove
> and put the old belt back on.
> Does anyone have a source for the alt belt, other than the dealer? I never
> seem to be able to find them elsewhere. Its the short (960 MM?) belt for
> diesel A-2 Jetta w/ A/C and no P/S.
> --Nate

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