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Old 01-06-2013, 12:39 PM
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Location: Claremont California
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Mein Auto: 2005 545i
Broken fan belt after alternator install

Helo all << been a member since 2010 , but just recently been active on this site.. have learned a great deal on my 05/545 from everyones input and expertise and would like to thank all u guys up front...
i just recently instaledl a aternator.( valeo ) and a new belt.To make a long story short , my belt broke and took out my a/c belt and broke a radiator hose lost water and overhaeated on the fwy>> after i installed the alternator everything looked good took it for a 5 mile test run all was good. two days later comin home from a 30 mile run my belt broke.....when i installed the alternator i checked everything and pulleys looked good tensioner looked good.. i dont know why my belt broke<<<

has any one experienced this before ? and if so wat was the cause..
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