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 North Clermont 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 Clermont 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 North Clermont service advisor can inspect your system and let you know if it’s time for a replacement.
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Tuffy North Clermont
1315 E. Highway 50
Clermont, Florida 34711
January 29, 2023
Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Clermont area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication th... More
January 22, 2023
We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More
January 15, 2023
No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Clermont, Florida, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Clermont, Florida, they require the manufacturer to issue a recall notice and fix the vehicle free of charge. The m... More