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Importance of Belt Measuring Tools

Use the correct tool to measure the effective belt length at the cord line.

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Best Practices For Timing Belt Replacement

Service procedures are not suggestions. The step-by-step service procedures for a timing belt were developed for two reasons. First, the steps were developed to replicate how the timing belt was installed at the factory. Second, the procedures are developed to help technicians do the job in the least time possible. Sure, you might be able

What Comes in a Timing Belt Kit?

Many engines today have two or more belts that will need to be replaced at some point. One is a serpentine belt on the front of the engine that drives the engine accessory such as the alternator and the air conditioning compressor. The other is the timing belt. If the engine has an overhead cam

Michelin to Acquire Fenner in Cash Deal

The Michelin Group announced that it intends to acquire Fenner PLC, a manufacturer of conveyor belt solutions and reinforced polymer products for the mining and industrial markets.

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Belt Inspection Checklist

You might have only one chance to sell a customer a new serpentine belt. With belts lasting roughly 90,000 miles, proper inspection at the time of failure is critical not only for selling the belt, but also for ensuring add-on sales and better customer satisfaction.
These are the steps you should be performing on every car or truck that enters your shop.