Auto Service World
  November 24, 2022   by Adam Malik

Serpentine belt kits

Dayco is expanding its line of serpentine belt kits with 32 new part numbers covering millions of vehicles on the road. Each kit includes all application-specific components needed to complete a front-end accessory drive (FEAD) system repair. The new part numbers include belts, tensioners and pulleys. Each kit will include at least one of three different Dayco belts depending on application: The standard serpentine belt’s EPDM belt’s rib profile is engineered to conform to high mileage, worn or misaligned drives and helps eliminate noisy belt conditions; the aramid cord belt is specifically for applications that have noise, vibration or harshness issues, or in-drive systems in which tensioner take-up is minimal; and the ela belt is engineered for two to four point drives on light-duty vehicles that don’t require automatic or manual tensioning. The belt allows for the high elongation required for installation while providing proper tension maintenance properties to transmit the accessory loads demanded for the drive.

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