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

May 24, 2020

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Riverview 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 comp... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Riverview: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

March 24, 2019

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 Riverview we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so ... More