Tip & How-To about Chevrolet C1500

Belt squeak

Ever have an annoying belt squeak? Dont spray with lube. Take a tire crayon and VERY CAREFULLY take the tire crayon and press the crayon to the moving belt surface. Top side and underneith Ribbed side.BE VERY CAREFUL!!! MAKE SURE NOT TO GET YOUR HAND NEAR ANY MOVING PARTS AND NEAR ANY THING HOT. MOVING BELTS AND CATCH CLOTHES AND FINGERS!!

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