Automotive Tips from All Night Auto: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

July 5, 2020

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 All Night Auto we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replac... More

Automotive Tips from All Night Auto: Serpentine Belt Overview

October 25, 2016

The technicians at All Night Auto 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 winds around pulle... More

Automotive Tips from All Night Auto: Serpentine Belt System Wear

March 21, 2016

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Livonia drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not comple... More