Why would the Serpintean belt heat up and brake

Asked by Dec 20, 2012 at 06:16 AM about the 1999 Honda Accord LX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

4,435

how many miles are on the car and is it the original belt?

242,445

One of your pulleys has siezed and or locked up, causing the belt to rub over it heating it up and breaking. Check all your pulleys, alt, tensioner, PS pump, etc.

98,205

A/C compressors are known to lock up

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Accord

Looking for a Used Accord in your area?

CarGurus has 77,124 nationwide Accord listings starting at $999.

ZIP:

Search Honda Accord Questions

Honda Accord Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,100
#2 JP1956
JP1956
Reputation 1,610
#3 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 1,520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
859 Great Deals out of 88,921 listings starting at $1,299
Used Toyota Camry
1,132 Great Deals out of 91,081 listings starting at $1,222
Used Honda Accord Coupe
188 Great Deals out of 10,784 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
1,231 Great Deals out of 79,870 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
936 Great Deals out of 70,308 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Maxima
316 Great Deals out of 24,973 listings starting at $999
Used Honda CR-V
986 Great Deals out of 60,604 listings starting at $1,295
Used Acura TL
181 Great Deals out of 5,725 listings starting at $999
Used Hyundai Sonata
893 Great Deals out of 46,398 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 3 Series
962 Great Deals out of 30,718 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,054 Great Deals out of 78,569 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Avalon
227 Great Deals out of 12,942 listings starting at $1,895

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Accord For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 46,285 listings starting at $18,964
2016 Honda Accord For Sale
88 Great Deals out of 2,901 listings starting at $13,488
2015 Honda Accord For Sale
143 Great Deals out of 3,867 listings starting at $11,999
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
284 Great Deals out of 7,920 listings starting at $9,902
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 1,993 listings starting at $8,970

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.