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Automotive Tips from LaSalle Auto Centre: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

Friday 30 October 2015

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 LaSalle Auto Centre 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 Sarnia 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 LaSalle Auto Centre service advisor can inspect your system and let you know if it’s time for a replacement.

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LaSalle Auto Centre
214 Lasalle Road
Sarnia , Ontario N7T 7H5
519-337-7533