Drive Belt Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

Auxiliary Drive Belt
4 Symptoms of Drive Belt Problems
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Caliper seized on

So I took my car for a major service about one month ago and everything came back great, the mechanic even commented on ...

2004 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6
Posted: Jun 26, 2019
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Intermittent Battery Light & Slight Squealing Noise

I recently bought this car and noticed there was a slight squeal when starting off in first gear at a low speed. The squ...

2013 Seat Ibiza 1.2 Petrol Style Model 5dr
Posted: Feb 19, 2018
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Electrical problem ?

Was driving my Clio home yesterday (86,000 miles on clock) and charge warning light came on. Stopped engine, restarted a...

2006 Renault Clio 1.2 Extreme
Posted: Jun 6, 2017
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Can I Uncouple AirCon?

My aircon stopped working some time ago and when the car was serviced, the garage told me it would need a new aircon uni...

2004 Nissan Almera S Auto
Posted: Nov 11, 2015
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Surpentine tensioner

How do I remove the surpentine tensioner I have removed the belt and the tensioner will not come out there are no bolts ...

2002 Mercedes Benz C Class 1.8 kompressor sport
Posted: Oct 31, 2015
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Vibration

Citroen has a smooth vibration when revving in gear. This would happen in gear 3 doing roughly 27-35mph. Does it in ever...

2006 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 Hdi
Posted: Oct 4, 2015
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Alternator belt came off

i want to know how it should go back on

2002 Citroen Xsara Picasso hdi sx
Posted: Sep 11, 2015
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Engine sounds different

The engine of my VW Golf is making a slightly different sound to usual. The sound is only slightly higher in pitch to wh...

2012 Volkswagen Golf Match TDi
Posted: Aug 17, 2015
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Gearbox nose

1/4 drive I have had a second hand box a new clutch fitted but still the noise is there not as bad as it was but still ...

2011 Peugeot Partner 1.6 hdi van
Posted: Jun 19, 2015
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Noise from rear of engine compartment

Been told this could be the water pump making a sort of squealing noise ?

2008 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4 SE
Posted: May 6, 2015
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