Thread: Fan Belt Squeak
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Old 08-16-2019, 02:09 PM   #8
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Default Re: Fan Belt Squeak

Originally Posted by Werner View Post
Hallo Marty, the squeaking comes when the V-belt slips. If you apply a lubricant such as soap or WD40, you will not hear it squeak anymore, but the belt is still slipping. The solution is candle wax. Rub the flanks of the V-belt with it and the belt runs noiselessly and without slipping.

Squeaking is not just caused by slipping fan belt.

The Model Aís generator isnít always in perfect alignment with the other two revolving pulleyís. As the belts age, the edges dry out, and the slight mis-alignment causes a squeak.

I am never 100 percent right, but Iíve been at this for a long time. Try the WD40, just a very little on generator pulley. Enjoy.
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