broken belt

broken belt

[¦brō·kən ′belt]
(oceanography)
The transition zone between open water and consolidated ice.
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I was told by Aberdeenshire Council that, firstly, their lawn mower had a broken belt and, secondly, they had new staff cutting grass and the grass I'd mentioned was not on their lists.
Broken belt roads in slums, poor drainage system, load shedding and lack of water are the basic problems over there while these problems are not seen in elite class.
Check and replace your vacuum bag, filter and belt A full vacuum bag, clogged filter or broken belt can hinder your vacuum's effectiveness, leaving dirt, dust and allergens behind.
Repair and Alteration: sewing of buttons, emblems/chevrons and/or broken belt loops; mending any tears or rips; hemming; repair/replace zippers and/or pockets and size alterations.
Caption: PHOTO 2 Stretched, cracked and almost broken belt. This is common for restaurant exhaust fans.
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.
All Billy can do is get the engine repaired and hope the broken belt hasn't caused serious damage.
A repair work order is pretty straightforward - you find a broken belt, you note it, and you get it replaced as soon as possible.
Often the plant will attach the new belt to the end of the broken belt and run the new one on while taking the broken one off.
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 broken belt can damage the water pump and affect the power steering." It could cost $300 to have a timing belt changed during scheduled maintenance or $3,000 if the valves are bent and the belt breaks because it stayed on too long, Berkley says.
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.