What would completely strip a rib off of a serpentine belt?

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    deniomundsonposted 7 years ago

    What would completely strip a rib off of a serpentine belt?

    I was told my Toyota serpentine belt had one of the 7 grooves on it totally stripped off.  The guy had never seen this before.  I had the belt replaced - but have you ever heard of this?

  2. nightwork4 profile image60
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    it could have been that part of the system went out of alignment for a couple of seconds or that something got jammed on one of the pulleys cutting the belt.

  3. Chatkath profile image77
    Chatkathposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I have hear of this before - maybe something (not sure what) got inbetween the belt and the pulley as the belt rotated around and put a nick in the pulley - this in turn caused the belt to be damaged?

 
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