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Old 10-18-2006, 02:16 PM   #1
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So my belts ripped a little while ago. i bought gator belts. Now, arent gator belts known for being strong and not ripping...easily...? Well, They busted within 20 minutes of application. Ive gotten to the point of my diognostics in which I have come to a conclusion.... I think that its my main crank bearing thats out. i Swapped the iddler, the tensioner....twice. I checked the supercharger and the whole nine. How do I keep checking or how do I change the bearing witout taking the engine out of the car. Anything you have to say is help. So please....HELP ME!!!!!!! :( So to update. There is a noise coming from the car. Its a loud rattling noise. the noise is what led me to think that it was the SC or the idler or the tensioner.
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No crank bearing is causing a belt issue on the car. It would cause a dead engine issue first.

It'* possible your harmonic balancer is bad, however you would hear that long before it ever destroyed a belt.

Do the belt paths line up straight, is there any noise coming from the car, can you take pictures/video.

It'* obvious something is quite wrong and there are many here that can help you.

Also..Please change the title of this post to something along the lines of Belt Shredding Problem.

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