Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Serpentine Belt Overview

August 29, 2021

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort 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 a... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

January 1, 2019

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 Service Frankfort we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they sh... More