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04-18-2005, 07:12 PM
it was about 75 outside today and the temp gauge was reading about 210 degrees. I drove probably 50 miles then went i popped my hood just to check things out and i noticed some rubber that was melted on one of my pulleys(alternator i think)

is the engine safe to run at 210 and why would my belt melt onto my pulley??

04-18-2005, 07:22 PM
210 is average. As for the pully, I'm not sure.

04-18-2005, 08:17 PM
thanks cuz i was worried i was running to hot

anybody else, there was just this little spot of rubber that is now stuck on the pulley

04-21-2005, 07:09 PM
Do you put belt dressing on the engine or something? These chemicals actually eat the belt and or make them very soft, soft enough to do this.