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Automotive Guide for Perrysburg: Serpentine Belt Overview

Your serpentine belt drives critical engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. TheĀ serpentine beltĀ is powered by the engine and winds around pulleys and the accessories. So... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Perrysburg Car Care Advice for Perrysburg Motorists: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining best tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. The service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replaced together. A worn ... Read More

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