Skip to main content

How the drive belt runs

How the drive belt runs Pivot bolt Fan/water-pump pulley Crankshaft pulley Slotted adjusting strap Alternator and pulley

The belt runs in V-pulleys and drives the generator and water pump, with its fan, from the crankshaft pulley.

Explained in

    Checking, adjusting and refitting drive belts

    Drive belts always stretch a little in use, because of the strains put on them by driving the water pump and generator, as well as the fan itself if it is in the system. Age and continual flexing also cause belts to crack and deteriorate. Read more

icon-search