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Old 06-28-2014, 07:42 AM   #1
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serpintine belt

so i just replacement my belt....and i can't tell if it is just my imagination, but the vehicle drives much better. feels more responsive. could the old belt just have been too loose or am i just imagining things?

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Old 06-28-2014, 03:25 PM   #2
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Old 06-28-2014, 03:56 PM   #3
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Maybe you bought one of those 10+ hp gain belts
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:31 AM   #4
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I did the same thing, and a vibration I was getting occasionally under WOT has not reared its head since. I see no reason for this at all, and the vibration may show up again, but all I can figure is perhaps the old belt was removed and installed backwards. It was in good condition too, but obviously needed to be changed after 13 years. *shrug*

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