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How to Replace a Water Pump Belt

Vehicles are required to have belts to drive the water pump and accessories.

How to Replace a Power Steering Belt

Most vehicle owners are quite familiar with the operation of most ancillary systems including air conditioning, alternators, and power steering.

How to Replace an Air Conditioning Belt

Unless you drive a newfangled hybrid or electric car, the AC compressor in your vehicle is driven off a belt.

How to Replace a Belt in Your Car

When your engine is running, it creates power that is used for more than just accelerating.

How Long Does a Water Pump Belt Last?

There are a variety of components that make up the cooling system of a car.

How Long Does a Supercharger Belt Last?

Both superchargers and turbochargers are used on today’s vehicles to provide extra power and performance.

How Long Does an Idler Pulley Last?

The drive belt that is on a car runs nearly all of the major components of the engine.

How Long Does an Air Pump Belt Last?

Most newer vehicles come with two air injections systems.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Water Pump Belt

Whether you have a gasoline or diesel powered vehicle, your primary source of keeping the engine cool is a fully functioning coolant system.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Supercharger Belt

When Phil and Marion Roots filed a patent in 1860 for the first supercharger little did they know that their power-adder originally intended for blast furnaces would revolutionize hot rodding, motorsports, and even the OEM automotive world.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Power Steering Belt

The power steering belt is an important part of the power steering system in your vehicle.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Drive Belt Tensioner

A drive belt tensioner is a pulley mounted on a spring mechanism or adjustable pivot point that is used to keep tension on the engine belts.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing AC Compressor Belt

The AC compressor belt is a very simple component that plays a very important part in the AC system.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing AC Belt

The AC belt is probably the most simple component of a vehicle's AC system, but still a very important one.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Alternator Belt

Keeping a car’s battery charged is the job of an alternator.

How Long Does an Alternator Belt Last?

Your car’s alternator is what delivers energy to your vehicle’s battery.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Air Pump Belt

The air pump is a common emission component found on many road vehicles, and particularly older vehicles with V8 engines.

How to Buy a Good Quality Timing Belt

You car’s timing belt is a big part of what makes your car run smoothly.

How to Buy a Good Quality Serpentine/Drive Belt

Serpentine belts are one of those odd components that just help everything else inside the vehicle hang together and just work by helping everything else become synchronized.

How to Buy a Good Quality Idler Pulley

The idler pulley system drives a car’s alternator and is part of a belt and pulley system that also covers power steering, the air compressor, and other devices.

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