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    DAYCO Controlling and replacing distribution belts and fixed tensioner

    Controlling and replacing distribution belts and fixed tensioner.

    March
    18
    2017

    Dayco – PV Belt Diagnostics

    PV belt: Broken Ribs Causes: Progression of cracks Presence of foreign matter in the pulley groove Incorrect assembly, ribs outside the pulley misalignment, ribs untracking Actions: Check the correct installation of the belt, the absence of foreign matter in the pulley grooves and the correct operation of all the transmission components Replace the damaged belt …

    February
    15
    2017

    Dayco – Timing Belt Diagnostics

    Timing Belt: Clean break Causes: Incorrect handling during installation Use of inappropriate tools during installation Actions: During the installation operations, do not twist or bend the belt excessively During assembly, do not use inappropriate tools or levers to fit the belt on the pulleys; if there are flanges on the pulleys, do not force the …

    February
    6
    2017

    Dayco – Water Pump Diagnostics

    Water pump: Presence of rust /contamination from foreign matter Causes: Incorrect cleaning of the system High percentage of chlorine in the coolant Use of pure water without coolant Water is too hard, with high percentage of limestone Actions: Thoroughly clean the system Use distilled water mixed with coolant Replace the faulty/damaged component Water pump: Broken …

    January
    27
    2017

    Dayco – Tensioner Diagnostics

    Timing belt automatic tensioner: Metal contamination and oxidation Causes: Contact with contaminating components: oil, dust, leakage of coolant Actions: remove leakage of coolant remove leakage of oil and/or fuel replace the faulty/damaged component Timing belt automatic tensioner: Broken central pin Causes: Incorrect setting of the bolt: the torque applied is higher than the value specified …

    January
    18
    2017

    SKODA OCTAVIA 2.0 TDI TIMING BELT KIT INSTALLATION

    The 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine used in the Octavia, features a timing belt driven water pump. As replacing the belt also requires the auxiliary drive system to be removed, Dayco recommend that all the systems’ components – primary drive and auxiliary drive – be replaced at the same time.

    December
    20
    2016

    Not all auxiliary belts are the same!

    Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, prides itself on the quality of its products and is dedicated to ensuring they perform to the highest possible standard. Part of that commitment is to both introduce new products and apply the latest developments in technology to its …

    December
    20
    2016

    Dayco offers advice on replacing timing belt in Ford C-MAX

    The 1.6-litre TDCi diesel engine used in the Ford C-MAX, as well as several Citroën, Mini, Peugeot and Volvo models, features a timing belt driven water pump. As replacing the belt also requires the auxiliary drive system to be removed, Dayco recommends that all the systems’ components – timing drive and auxiliary drive – be …

    October
    5
    2015

    Dayco offers advice on timing belt installation

    The 1.9-litre dCi diesel engine used in the Renault Laguna, (Espace, Master, Trafic and the Movano/Vivaro from Vauxhall/Opel) features a timing belt driven water pump. Since the job also requires the auxiliary drive system to be removed, Dayco recommends that all the systems’ components (timing drive, water pump and auxiliary drive) be replaced.

    March
    12
    2015