Water pump: Broken shaft caused by excessive belt tension / incorrect alignment


  • Incorrect fastening of the pump
  • Incorrect alignment of the pump pulley in relation to the other transmission components
  • Excessive tension of the timing belt


  • Check the correct installation of the pump
  • Check the correct assembly and alignment of all transmission components and make sure the timing belt is properly tensioned.
  • Replace the faulty/damage component

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Published on: May 11, 2018

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