Automotive Tips from Phil’s Pro Auto Service: Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at Phil’s Pro Auto Service 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 around pulleys and the accessories. Some cars in GREELEY have […]

GREELEY Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any GREELEY driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for GREELEY residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the serpentine belt.The […]

Automotive Tips from Phil’s Pro Auto Service: Serpentine Belt System Wear

The primary job of the serpentine belt for GREELEY 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 […]