Bulletins & Advisories Frayed Drive\Aux Belt May Be Normal Wear

Discussion in 'Technical Articles' started by Ichiban, Saturday 25th Apr, 2015.

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    If you notice the threads on the drive belt joint look frayed or worn away, do not assume right away that you need to replace the belt. You may be seeing normal belt wear. During drive belt manufacturing, those fine yarn threads at the belt joint hold the fabric backing together until the rubber is vulcanized on the belt. Once that happens, those threads are no longer needed. The small amount of threads sticking out from the belt do not cause any noise or functional problems, and they eventually wear away.

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    Threads Worn
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