broken belt

broken belt

[¦brō·kən ′belt]
(oceanography)
The transition zone between open water and consolidated ice.
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But every shroud has a silver lining and I recently resolved an emergency situation by being able to substitute a small rather rusty jubilee clip for a broken belt.
A stretched timing belt affects engine performance, and a broken belt can leave you stranded.
All Billy can do is get the engine repaired and hope the broken belt hasn't caused serious damage.
I did my first major-appliance repair - replacing a broken belt on my 20-year-old Maytag dishwasher - with the help of the sadly out-of-print "All Thumbs Guide to Repairing Major Home Appliances," by Robert W.
Belts driving the alternator may operate the radiator fan and water pump, and a red ignition warning light plus a rapid rise in engine temperature could be the result of a broken belt.
A rotation sensor instantly shuts down operation when a broken belt is detected, and a magnetic reed switch and a lint door switch prevent operation when the door is open.
Unless you can identify without a doubt that the broken belt powers only the air-conditioner, do not continue driving.
I cannot count the times that our plans have come to an abrupt halt because Mahlon's wheelchair has a flat tire, a blown fuse, a dead battery, or a broken belt.
A failed hose or broken belt may cause the engine to overheat.
The broken belt was cause for concern for at least one driver, Ken Schrader, a 17-year veteran of Winston Cup racing.
Each problem could have different causes, perhaps a broken belt, a component failure, an electrical problem, or loss of the pressurized refrigerant.
Belts and Hoses: A broken belt or ruptured hose can cause costly engine damage and travel delays.