To carry out this test, Remove the accessory drive belts.
- Increase the engine rpm to where the concern occurs.
- If the vibration/noise is duplicated when carrying out this test, the belts and accessories are not sources.
- If the vibration/noise was not duplicated when carrying out this test, install each accessory belt, one at a time, to locate the source.
WARNING: BLOCK THE FRONT AND REAR WHEELS, AND APPLY THE PARKING BRAKE AND THE SERVICE BRAKE, OR INJURY TO PERSONNEL CAN RESULT.
CAUTION : Limit engine running time to one minute or less with belts removed or serious engine damage will result.
NOTE : A serpentine drive belt decreases the usefulness of this test. In these cases, use a vibration analyzer, such as the EVA, to pinpoint accessory vibrations. An electronic listening device, such as an EngineEAR, will also help to identify noises from specific accessories.