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Litens Acquires Industrias Dolz

Dolz will continue to operate as a separate business under the leadership of CEO Jesus Dolz.

Pronto Network President Robert Roos On ‘AMN Drivetime’

Next year will mark 40 years for Roos in the industry, and he says it’s been an incredible journey.

Pronto Network President Robert Roos On ‘AMN Drivetime’

Next year will mark 40 years for Roos in the industry, and he says it’s been an incredible journey.

Litens Launches New Technology-Focused Website

Litens’ technology is applied globally to more than half of the vehicles on the road today.

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Litens Introduces New Series Of Accessory-Drive Tensioner Kits

The new line of Litens accessor-drive tensioner kits includes coverage for a full range of domestic and import nameplates.

VIDEO: Combating Belt Flutter With Decoupler Pulleys

OADs help absorb small vibrations from the crankshaft that could produce belt flutter.

Are You Down With OAD?

The overrunning alternator decoupler pulley is more than just another acronym.

VIDEO: Belt Tension In Hybrids

Even though the technology has advanced, belt tension is still important.

VIDEO: Recommend The Correct Alternator Pulley

Whenever you recommend a new or remanufactured alternator, check to see if the vehicle was originally equipped with an OAD.

WATCH: Is There an Acceptable Alternative to an OAD Pulley?

If your professional or DIY customers use another type of pulley on a replacement alternator that requires an OAD pulley, it could lead to serious and expensive issues in the drive-belt system.

WATCH: What Do You Know About OAD Pulleys?

You can think of the OAD pulley as a tuning device for the engine’s drive-belt system.

Diagnosing Alternator Pulleys

    When faced with an illuminated charge light diagnosis on most late-model vehicles, do not automatically assume the problem is inside the alternator and potentially unserviceable. The problem could be the pulley and belt drive system. Neglecting to test and diagnose the pulley can lead to unnecessary replacement. Almost every late model car or