Accessory belt drive systems

The focus of this training course: All aspects of V and multi-V belt drive systems, including all associated components. The trainer will explain each system component, how it works, common wear patterns and how to troubleshoot faults. The course also covers common fitting errors as well as external causes of system failure.

Accessory belt drive systems


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Course content

Belts for the accessory drive

  • Function, characteristics and features, correct measurement
  • Function and correct installation of Elast belts
  • Correct fitting of double-sided multi V-belt with PK profile

Symptoms of belt failure in accessory drives

  • Detecting causes of failure

Tensioning pulleys in the accessory drive

  • Function of the tensioning elements
  • Detecting wear correctly

Torsional vibration dampers

  • Function
  • Detecting wear and causes of faults

Overrunning alternator pulleys

  • Function
  • Testing the overrunning pulley
  • Damage caused by pulley failure

Common problems

  • Misalignment
  • Fitting errors


More information

Target group: Master mechanics, mechanics, trainees
Training period: 1 - 1,5 hours
Training fee: Free of charge

System requirements: Windows: Windows 7 – Windows 10 Mac: OS 10.13 upward Web browsers: Mozilla Firefox Version 52 and up, Google Chrome, other browsers may work but are not tested and may not support all features. Attendees may also join via the Cisco WebEx iOS and Android apps

Joining Instructions: A link to the registration page will be provided by Continental, after registering each attendee will receive a follow up email with a link to join the online seminar. At the scheduled time follow the link in the email, this will open your browser and prompt you to install the Cisco WebEx browser extension, after you have installed the extension the webinar will open in a new window, follow the instructions in the window to join the webinar. If you don’t want to install the browser extension click no and you can join via a temporary, one use, application instead. If joining on iOS or Android the joining link will open the WebEx app or prompt you to install it.

Tips for easy access: Try to join the seminar approximately 5 – 10 minutes early, this gives time to test network connection and sound quality and install any apps or add-ons that may be required. If on pc a wired connection is recommended as the video and audio quality is affected by internet bandwidth.