• September 26, 2016
    • In Belts

    Fan Belt Common Faults and Replacement

    What is it? A belt that transmits motion from the driveshaft to the radiator fan and the dynamo or alternator. Where is it located? The fan belt is located near the radiator fan and is attached to a pulley or series of pulleys. Indicators of faults: Noise. Slipping. Pin holes in belt. Common faults: Incorrect

  • Power Steering Repairs and Common Faults

    What is it? Power-assisted steering on a motor vehicle. Where is it located? The power steering reservoir is usually on or near the engine, and can have a white or yellow reservoir and a black cap. Indicators of faults: Fluid levels. Squealing. Vibrating steering wheel. Hard steering. Common faults: Power steering leak. Drive belt slipping.

  • Engine Timing Common Faults

    What is it? The timing belt is the belt that controls the camshafts in your engine, opening and closing valves at just the right time for smooth operation. The timing belt has teeth that turn the camshaft in time with the crankshaft. Where is it located? A timing belt is the ribbed belt that is

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