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Old 09-13-2013, 11:03 PM   #1
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So today on my way home my timing belt snapped, i did not know this at the time so i drove for another 1/4mile before i could pull over. Once i opened the hood i realized that both belt where missing. So my question is do you guys think that i bent some valves in the process? Or if any serious damage happened? I know that some damage must have happened but whats your opinion? Sorry if this is in the wrong section.
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Old 09-13-2013, 11:07 PM   #2
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So today on my way home my timing belt snapped, i did not know this at the time so i drove for another 1/4mile before i could pull over. Once i opened the hood i realized that both belt where missing. So my question is do you guys think that i bent some valves in the process? Or if any serious damage happened? I know that some damage must have happened but whats your opinion? Sorry if this is in the wrong section.
Your timing belt snapped?? Or your accessory belts? There's only one timing belt and it should be covered w black covers... so unless you pulled those it wss not the timing belt. And if it was your timing belt I doubt youd be driving another ten feet nvm a 1/4 mile.
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Old 09-13-2013, 11:12 PM   #3
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No hope. Itll be okay kid, just replace the belts and figure out/fix why they all of a sudden snapped. Sounds like a crank pulley problem.
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:08 AM   #4
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Thanks guys i must be thinking of the wrong belts your right the timing belt is behind the belt cover the belts that snapped where the ones to my crank pulley and ac and alternator. The ones in the front not behind the belt cover.... Wasn't thinking straight was to pissed off at the time.
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Old 09-14-2013, 09:41 AM   #5
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Easily understandable, luckily your problem is a quick and easy fix, one belt probably snapped and got caught in the other and carried it away as well. There are some how to write ups at the top of the maintenance forum that will help as the tensioners are rather tricky and easy to snap.
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Old 09-14-2013, 11:13 AM   #6
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the belts snapped for a reason check your A/C pulley and tensioners
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I've noticed that the belts aren't that high quality. You didn't say what year car you have, but starting from 2008 they used one stretch belt and one standard belt. Stretch belts need a special tool to install.

If either of your belts snapped, or both, it's nothing to worry about. You won't have an alternator or power steering or A/C, but it's safe to drive for short (SHORT) distances. Since you have no alternator, if you keep driving it like that your battery will go flat and your car won't run anymore.
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:39 PM   #8
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I have an 04 sti. A few days prior to this happening there was a high pitch sound coming from the ac side was ganna have a look at it this weekend. Guess i figured it out the hard way.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:33 PM   #9
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Cool, you'll have normal belts for both the A/C / Alternator and the power steering pump. Do yourself a favor and replace the tensioner pulley on the A/C / alternator belt. AutoZone sells the pulley and it's about $30, but it's worth it because the replacement is all metal with high quality bearings, where the OEM one is plastic with cheap bearings.
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Old 09-14-2013, 05:56 PM   #10
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Thanks for your help guys! Bought both belts and pulleys took me like 30min to do them. Now the subie is back in action!
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Old 09-14-2013, 06:27 PM   #11
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Easily understandable, luckily your problem is a quick and easy fix, one belt probably snapped and got caught in the other and carried it away as well. There are some how to write ups at the top of the maintenance forum that will help as the tensioners are rather tricky and easy to snap.
Boom! I've done that! ( broke the tensioner). Turns out you don't need the adjustment bolt to apply tension, only a breaker bar pushing down and a free hand to tighten. I was too cheap to replace it.
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Old 10-09-2013, 07:24 PM   #12
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Bringing this back to life but i think i may have messed up my power steering pump just my luck right? Ever since that night wheel makes a weird noise when i turn it.
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Old 10-09-2013, 10:33 PM   #13
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Bringing this back to life but i think i may have messed up my power steering pump just my luck right? Ever since that night wheel makes a weird noise when i turn it.
Probably got air in the lines or puked a bunch of fluid out of the reservoir using the rack as a pump. Check and top up the fluid then follow the bleeding procedure. And then if it still makes the noise bleed it a few more times. If it still makes the noise after that, well, deal with it until the pump dies and replace it.
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