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Serpentine Belt
Zaki Moulvi Monday, June 16, 2014

The serpentine belt drives peripheral devices from the rotation of your engine’s drive shaft. It is one continuous belt that often runs alternators, water pumps, compressors for air conditioning systems and other accessories when the engine is running. Serpentine Belt History Most automot...

Belt Tensioner Assembly
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The belt tensioner inside of your car’s engine is designed to hold the belt in place so that it does not slip off while you are driving. The Role of the Belt Tensioner Whether your engine is using one serpentine belt to control the function of many of its components or a series of small b...

Drive Belt Idler Pulley
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 7, 2014

The drive belt idler pulley is subject to a lot of wear and tear as it is responsible for the movements of the vehicle serpentine belt.  When replacing the timing belt inspect it thoroughly and replace the drive belt idler pulley if it is showing signs of wear. What is the Serpentine Belt? ...

Accessory Drive Belt
Zaki Moulvi Monday, July 21, 2014

An accessory drive belt typically works with the pulley of certain parts, such as the alternator and power steering pump to keep them running. The vehicular accessory drive belt is any belt that is used to bring power to engine systems from the front crank of the engine.  These parts typica...

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