(a) Visually check the belt for separation of the adhesive rubber above and below the core, core separation from the belt side, severed core, separation of the rib from the adhesive rubber, cracking or separation of the ribs, torn or worn ribs or cracks in the inner ridges of the ribs.
If necessary, replace the drive belt.
(b) Using a belt tension gauge, check the drive belt tension.
Belt tension gauge:
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