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Drive belt problem

Hi, my drive belt keeps buring off. I can't figure out what is wrong with it. I thought maybe it was rubbing on something but it dosn't appear to be.
I have a 93 Geo Metro. I'll be driving and all of a sudden my battery light will come on and when I look under the hood I see a bunch of belt shavings and no belt. If you know what could be causing this I would like to know. Thanks.
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You have a pulley that is not turning, or is bound somehow.

You need to figure out which pulley is not turning freely. That will be the source of your problem. Replace the pulley, or pump associated with the pulley that will not turn.

If you check this, please let me know what you figure out!

Brian

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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