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"ChelseaTractor" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I see from previous posts that a screeching fan belt is symptomatic of
> a partially seized water pump.
> What's the easiest way to confirm this as the cause of the noise?
> Do I have to remove the belt and try turning the pump pulley?
> How will I know what is a normal amount of resistance?
> John, London
> Series 3 Station Wagon
Screeching fan belts are more often than not the result of being
slack, or possibly very worn, or both!
Series water pumps usually announce their iminent demise by
leaking water out of the small hole in the casting where the spindle
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