Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Serpentine Belt System Wear

March 1, 2020

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Tampa 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 complete... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Serpentine Belt Tensioner

April 23, 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 Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the ... More