Check Vribbed Belt

(a) Check the belt for wear, cracks and other signs of damage.

If any defects are found, replace the V-ribbed belt. HINT:

Replace the drive belt if any of the following defects are found:

• The belt is worn out and the wire is exposed.

• The cracks reach the wire in more than one place.

• The belt has pieces missing from the ribs.

(b) Check that the belt fits properly into the ribbed grooves.


With your hand, confirm that the belt has not slipped out of the grooves on the bottom of the pulley.

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