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The bellt is smoking

\015 Trrn it on it smoks\015

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Check the shaft the belt is driven with for black residue from the belt===residue will cause the belt to slip and also can cause from friction smoke there===clean completely with alcohol or very, very fine steel wool.
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The bellt is smoking


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