Automotive Tips from Warzecha Auto Works: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Posted February 13, 2018 1:41 AM

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 Warzecha Auto Works we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replaced together. A worn tensioner prevents the accessories from spinning properly, leading to premature wear and noise for Zimmerman drivers.

Your vehicle manufacturer has a recommended mileage interval for serpentine belt replacement. A complete accessory drive system service replaces the serpentine belt, the belt tensioner and any idler pulleys your car might have. Your friendly and professional Warzecha Auto Works service advisor can inspect your system and let you know if it’s time for a replacement.

Give us a call.

Warzecha Auto Works
26155 3rd Street East
Zimmerman, MN 55398




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