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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Pickerington 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 doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not ... Read More

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

The technicians at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington 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 engin... Read More

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