Have you re-tensioned them after running new belts for a while?
On Mon, 10 Jul 2000 09:04:14 -0500 "Linnhoff, Eric"
> Well, the first two years of hard driving (autocrossing on the
> went pretty smoothly with no major mechanical problems but now my
> poor Neon
> has thrown it's third PS belt in a month! 2 Mopar belts and now it
> a good(?) Gates belt. WHAT GIVES???
> I personally installed the last (Gates) belt and got it to at least
> 135ft/lbs (factory tension torque spec) before I managed to round
> out the
> tensioning hole in the bracket. What's a guy gotta do to keep the
> PS belts
> on a Neon???
> Eric Linnhoff in KC
> 1998 Dodge Neon R/T
> #69 DS #13 TLS
> "Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone
> approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but
> force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined." -Patrick