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2001 Subaru Impreza Outback Question: will engine be damaged if belt(s) break while driving?

 

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Suby Duby, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Seattle, WA, April 10, 2011, 18:06
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Belt(s) squeal when starting car on cold days, goes away as engine warms. Can engine be harmed if belt bteaks while driving?

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    April 11, 2011, 00:41
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    Can damage engine if overheats and that could happen if belts come off. If you feel the belts could break then replace them and get the correct tension on them.

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