Truckee Auto Repair

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Call Us:(530) 587-2178
The Auto & Tire Doctor Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Express Lube Hours
Appointments Highly Recommended.
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Smogs available: Smog checks on 2000 and newer vehicles.
Available at both facilities during regular business hours.

Automotive Tips from The Auto & Tire Doctor Inc: Serpentine Belt Overview

The technicians at The Auto & Tire Doctor Inc 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 TRUCKEE have two serpentine belts.


The serpentine belt, the belt tensioner (which maintains the appropriate tension on the belt) and the idler pulleys are together known as the accessory drive system.

Now your serpentine belt and the belt tensioner will just wear out over time – that’s why your vehicle manufacturer has a scheduled belt replacement interval. The team at The Auto & Tire Doctor Inc in TRUCKEE can inspect your serpentine belt for wear and get it replaced if it’s time.

Give us a call.

The Auto & Tire Doctor Inc
12000 PIONEER TRL
TRUCKEE, CA 96161
5305872178
http://theautoandtiredoctor.com

 

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