<VV> Serpentine Belt?-NO CORVAIR

Wade Halsey HiHal at adelphia.net
Tue Oct 18 19:45:41 EDT 2005

-----Original Message-----

>From: Bill Hubbell <whubbell at cox.net>
>I decided to spray a little WD-40 on it to quiet it down.  Well, of course, 
>I overdid it and the belt slipped off!  I tried like hell to get the belt 
>back on without any tools. but no luck.  I had to call a tow truck to come 
>down to the airport (I was stuck in the short term parking garage at 
>$1/hr!).  It took two hours before the tow truck arrived (my wife was NOT 
>amused!) - lucky for me he had tools and we were able to get the belt back 
Here is advice from the voice of experience. Replace that idler pulley 
now! It is giving you fair warning that it is worn out and it will throw 
the belt again. The idler pulley only cost $20 or so. Put a new belt on 
it too, if it has more than 30-40K.

Wade Halsey

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