Tensioner Pulley Bearings

PFI offers a comprehensive line of tensioner and idler bearings designed for use in passenger car engines.

Our tensioner and idler bearings are single row radial ball bearings that feature heat stabilized rings and special greases to improve their resistance to high temperatures commonly found in engine compartments.

These bearings are crucial components in the drive system of a vehicle, providing the necessary tension to transfer drive force from the crankshaft to other engine accessories such as the alternator, water pump, and power steering pump.

Ensure Reliable Engine Performance with PFI Tensioner and Idler Bearings

PFI´s comprehensive line of tensioner and idler bearings designed for high temperature resistance and reliable drive force transfer in passenger car engines.

Smooth and Efficient Engine Operation with PFI Tensioner and Idler Bearings

High Temperature Resistance

Our tensioner and idler bearings are designed to withstand the high temperatures present in engine compartments. With heat-stabilized rings and special greases, they are able to maintain their performance even under extreme conditions. This ensures that the drive system operates smoothly and reliably, reducing the risk of belt slippage and other potential issues.

Reliable Drive Force Transfer

The function of tensioner and idler bearings is critical in ensuring that the engine’s drive force is transferred properly to all engine accessories. By providing the necessary tension to the belts, our bearings help prevent slippage and ensure that the engine runs smoothly and efficiently. This helps prolong the life of the engine and reduce the risk of damage to other components.

Comprehensive Line of Bearings

At PFI, we offer a complete line of tensioner and idler bearings to meet the needs of various passenger car applications. Our bearings begin with the PTI prefix, and we continually research the market to add new applications. We also offer technical support to help you select the right bearing for your specific needs.

FAQ´s

Tensioner and idler bearings are crucial components in the drive system of a vehicle’s engine. Their function is to provide the necessary tension to the belts, which helps transfer drive force from the crankshaft to other engine accessories such as the alternator, water pump, and power steering pump.

Heat stabilized rings and special greases help improve the bearings’ resistance to high temperatures, which are commonly found in engine compartments. This ensures that the bearings maintain their performance and reliability even under extreme conditions.

At PFI, we offer technical support to help you select the right bearing for your specific needs. Our team of experts can help you determine the correct size, configuration, and material based on your vehicle’s make and model, as well as its operating conditions.

The lifespan of a tensioner pulley can vary depending on factors such as usage and operating conditions. It is recommended to have it inspected regularly as part of routine maintenance and replaced if any signs of wear or damage are present. Consult your vehicle or equipment manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule for specific guidance

Our tensioner pulleys are made from high-quality materials such as steel and aluminum to ensure durability and long-lasting performance.

While it is possible to replace a tensioner pulley yourself, it is recommended to have it done by a professional mechanic or technician who has the proper tools and experience to perform the job safely and accurately.

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