Tip & How-To about Miscellaneous
Every once and a while, that Serpentine Belt goes nuts. You can tell when you have a bad Serpentine Belt because the lights will flicker, you go through batteries and Alternators, and then just as you give up - pow - you're dead because of the belt.
When you replace the belt, take the valve cover off, and make sure that your engine is sitting at TDC - you can tell because the first valve will sit level. This is the only way you can make sure that the top of the motor is in sync with the bottom of the motor.
There is no timing gears on the valve belt guide, so you have to eye ball it.
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