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Old 02-07-2008, 12:28 PM
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Shreaded belt?!?

Ok, so I took my EL in this morning to have 'em look at it. Yesterday it started making some noise that sounded as if a pully was going bad... just a faint metal on metal sound.

Dealer says its just the belt starting to shread (10k miles). I dont trust this dealership any farther than I could throw 'em, but I'm in a small town 2 hours away from a decent Ford shop.

What are your thoughts??? I dont see how a belt could cause the noise -- and I dont see how a belt with only 10k miles could start "shreading" without some other cause.
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Old 02-07-2008, 12:45 PM
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It's possible. Every product has a percentage that are defective. If a new belt cures the noise, then whats there to worry about?
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The tensioner is possibly the problem, they tend to get crooked over time and it sometimes forces the belt off or shreds it.
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