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Old 12-13-2003, 11:48 PM   #1
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Alternator belt lasts 2 months

My car is shredding the inside (farthest from the fan) part of my alternator belts. I had the water pump pulley replaced (cost way too much) and its still doing it. Alternator pulley perhaps?

The alternators from a 91 325is and it appears to be bushingless. I got it for 50 dollars and rebuilding my old one is $150 should I just swap the pulleys?

Any other ideas?

Im out of the cruise tomarrow no sense in putting extra wear on the belt
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Old 12-14-2003, 12:24 AM   #2
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Check to see if you need new alternator mount bushings, it might be messing up your belt alignment
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Old 12-14-2003, 02:38 AM   #3
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i would change the pully from your old one .on my 98olds i change the ault and the belt would snap after a few weeks so i went and put my old pully on and never snaped again . i guess the new pully doesnt sit right with the belt . good luck
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