Drive Belts

Power Steering Belt

Power steering belts aren't as common as they once were, with more cars adopting a full-electric power steering system. However, a great number of American and foreign automobiles use an electric-hydraulic power steering system and still require this invaluable belt. The official name of any automotive belt is the “serpentine belt.” The power steering belt […]

Drive Belts

Many of the accessory systems in a car are driven by nothing more than a pulley and one or more car engine drive belts. Before the introduction of the single serpentine belt by Ford in 1979, multiple belts were commonly used. A serpentine belt has many advantages over multiple belts, including reduced slippage and longer […]

Belt Tensioner

A belt tensioner is exactly that – a device that maintains the tension in a belt. The belts are attached to pulleys and looped around other devices in order to keep them running. The principle is the same as that of a bicycle chain, which transfers motion from the pedals to the wheels of the […]

Idler Pulley

The idler pulley is a part of your car which is responsible for the regulation of various belts connected to the crankshaft of the vehicle. These belts are connected to various other parts of the car's engine and other related accessories, and the idler pulley helps to regulate their smooth operation, ensuring smooth operation and […]

Timing Belt

The timing belt connects the crankshaft with one or more camshafts, and it also drives the water pump in many engines. It allows the engine to move the valves while keeping them synchronized with the pistons. It is often called a camshaft belt, or a camshaft chain because some engines use a chain instead. A […]

Serpentine Belt

The serpentine belt is used in a lot of cars and it gets its name from the way it winds itself through the car, much like a snake would wind itself around something. A serpentine belt is simply a belt that is continuous and is used to drive many different devices or parts of a […]