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Re: Alternator Belt

<<I believe the dealer had it tensioned WAY too tight.B  The belt had
over and the non-ribbed side was against the pulleys.B  >>

I wonder if the dealer installed belt backwards on purpose just to make
it fail?

B  <<Since we were in the back lot of a Chevron 100 miles from the
dealer, I tensioned the belt for a 90 degree twist mid-way between the
It's been fine for 3,000 miles now. :)B  >>

The twist method seems to work in an emergency, but it is pretty vague
and hard to describe such that a reader can understand and get it right.

Tom Cutter
Yardley, PA
*"To get something you never had, you have to do something you never
did." *