Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Serpentine Belt Overview

June 19, 2017

The technicians at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) 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 winds arou... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Serpentine Belt System Wear

February 7, 2017

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Omaha 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 complete... More