Automotive Tips from Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills: Serpentine Belt System Wear
Posted in Serpentine Belt on May 29, 2022
The primary job of the serpentine belt for Farmington Hills 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 doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely recharge while you’re driving and you could end up stranded around Farmington Hills with a dead battery.
In short, a worn serpentine belt will stress all of the accessories it powers leading to premature wear and possible early replacement. When as little as 5% of belt material is lost, the serpentine belt cannot provide the proper traction for the accessories. Your friendly and professional Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills service advisor can inspect your belt for excessive wear and replace your serpentine belt system if it’s excessively worn.
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Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills
24795 Hathaway St.
Farmington Hills, MI 48335