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Alternator Belt

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by JrSiRb16A, Jun 7, 2004.

  1. JrSiRb16A

    JrSiRb16A Senior Member

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    whats up peoples..i recently had to change my alternator belt..i got the right one..np..put it on..but now i get a weird wine sound when i drive and give it gas..the belt has a little play to it...

    is this noise from the belt being too tight or too loose?..any help would be appreciated..
     
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    smooth_criminal Senior Member

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    It's too loose. It's slipping on the pulley and thats why it's wining.
     
  3. asmallsol

    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    use some kind of lever to wedge inbetween the alternator and the block to get that thing tight. Have a freind tighten the other bolt real well when your doing that.


    You may want to go to autozone and rent a belt tentioner. Much easier to get leverage but still get in there into that small area.
     
  4. JrSiRb16A

    JrSiRb16A Senior Member

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    yeah its a pain in the ass tryin to get it tight on my own..the help is appreciated..
     
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    Bl6CRX Senior Member

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    yeah I've always had sucess with a real big screw driver as a lever
     
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