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 Spring Hill 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 Spring Hill 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 Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill service advisor can inspect your system and let you know if it’s time for a replacement.
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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Spring Hill
1280 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606
June 13, 2021
Hello Spring Hill drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Spring Hill, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a n... More
June 6, 2021
We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, FL folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do witho... More
May 30, 2021
You've just arrived at the store shopping and you're ready to head home. You put your key in the ignition and oh, no! The ignition won't turn! What do you do now? Don't panic. There are some things you can do to get going again. The first thing to do is see if you have a locking steering wheel... More