Automotive Tips from Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center: Serpentine Belt Overview

May 26, 2019

The technicians at Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center 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 win... More

Automotive Tips from Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center: 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 Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should a... More

Automotive Tips from Pro-Lube Tire and Auto Center: Serpentine Belt System Wear

January 21, 2019

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Neosho 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 complet... More