3.37. Check of a state and replacement of a belt (it) GRM drive



1. On all models considered in the present manual for the drive distributive shaft from a bent shaft of the engine the gear gas-distributing belt (i) guaranteeing preservation of installations of phases of gas distribution is used.

2. The condition of gas-distributing belts has to be checked regularly, strictly according to the schedule of routine maintenance of the car (see the Section Schedule of Routine Maintenance of the Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante Cars). The break of a belt leads to an immediate stop of the engine, and on some models (1.6 l, 2.0 l, 2.4 l, 3.0 l and 3.5 l) can be the reason of serious internal damages of the engine owing to blow of valves about the bottoms of pistons.

On the last replacement of a belt of the GRM drive (it) has to be made through each 96 000 km of a run!

3. Wear of a gas-distributing belt can be the reason of decrease in efficiency of return of the engine. Regularly check belts on all their length for existence of cracks, cuts, stratifications, damages of teeths and a fabric basis. In case of need make replacement.



See the Head Dvigatel.