Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

October 2, 2017

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Serpentine Belt Overview

January 9, 2017

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and wi... More