Word forms: (regular plural) V-belts
( Automotive engineering : Vehicle components , Engine, transmission, and exhaust ) belt1, belt2
is a rubber belt
used for driving mechanisms in an engine such as the fans
or water pump
A V-belt must be the right size, extending slightly out of the pulley groove.
The V-belt has driven mechanical parts of car engines since the 1920s.
Many water pumps are driven by a V-belt that surrounds the crankshaft and water pump pulleys.
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