Join Date: Jul 2011
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Re: Going thru alternator belts???
I believe Maine Sail has put you on the right track. Classic symptoms of starting with too long or a wrong width belt. Alignment is another frequent cause of destroyed belts but unusually extreme miss alignment will cause them to wear out and then flip over. If the same belt is driving other loads, pumps or something else, a bad bearing in one of the other loads can cause a belt to fail quickly.