Tech Tip Tuesday: Checking Belt Length

As an ever-faithful reader of the blog, I'm sure you remember this article about checking and replacing your belt before terrible things happen. One quick tip during a service like this is to make sure the new belt is the same length as the old one. Most of the time belts stretch with age, so … Continue reading Tech Tip Tuesday: Checking Belt Length

Basics: Belt inspection

If you get a horrible banshee-esque shriek from under your hood when you start your car on a cold morning, you may need a new belt! Sometimes you can get away with just tightening the belt a bit, but most modern cars have a non-adjustable spring loaded belt tensioner. When this tensioner wears out, it … Continue reading Basics: Belt inspection