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10910 Southlake Ct Suite E North Chesterfield, VA 23236

804-893-4043
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Automotive Tips from 804 Auto Repair: Serpentine Belt System Wear

Posted November 14, 2021 11:14 AM

The primary job of the serpentine belt for North Chesterfield 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 North Chesterfield 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 804 Auto Repair service advisor can inspect your belt for excessive wear and replace your serpentine belt system if it’s excessively worn.

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804 Auto Repair
10910 Southlake Ct Suite E
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
(804) 893-4043
http://www.804automotiverepair.net



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, 11/12/2021
I LOVE this place!!! I expected to be there for hours getting my state inspection but it barely took an hour. They were friendly, professional, and fast. I will definitely go back for ANYTHING I need for my car!!!
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