Stretch Belts Archives - Tomorrows Technician
The Real Issues With BMW Timing Chain Stretch

Timing chain stretch is not as dramatic as you might think, but it can still be time consuming.

Installing Subaru Stretch Belts

The stretch belt can help to simplify the serpentine belt system on the Boxer engine.

Stretch Belts: Inspection And Installation

Why stretch belts? For the more than two decades, automakers have consolidated accessory drive components onto one belt. It worked for most engines, but for some it presented issues with noise and vibration as the A/C compressor engaged.