Belt Tensioner Archives - Import Car
Litens Announces 28 New SKUs

New releases expands coverage and enhances efficiency for automotive technicians.

VIDEO: Inspecting The Serpentine Belt

Replacing the belt rarely stops the noise on its own. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Curing Belt Squeal

Here are five techniques you can use to solve belt noise problems.

Korean Water Pump Install Issues Addressed In Video

Watch Aisin’s new training video to show proper installation to timing belt tensioners on Kia and Hyundai vehicles.

VIDEO: Belt Tensioner Replacement

Sell the complete job up front. This video is sponsored by Continental.

VIDEO: Belt Inspection For Tensioner And Pulley Health

Andrew Markel discusses belts made from modern materials, and how signs of wear and slippage may not be as apparent with a visual inspection. Sponsored by INA.

VIDEO: Crankshaft Vibration And Belt Components

Andrew Markel reveals the details on crankshaft operation and how the power pulses cause vibration and stress on the belt and the components it is attached to. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Alternator Replacement: Tips To Perform The Complete Job

Andrew Markel offers several tips to keep in mind to make your next alternator replacement job long-lasting and reliable. Sponsored by Nissan.

Belt Tensioner Inspection & Replacement Tips

Most late-model engines have serpentine belt drives for the engine-driven accessories, and most people know that belts are a maintenance item that eventually has to be replaced. However, many people don’t know the spring-loaded automatic tensioner that keeps a serpentine belt tight is also a wear item. Consequently, the automatic tensioner may also have to be replaced when the time comes to change the belt.