Among all the equipment in your vehicle, belts and hoses have the shortest lifespan. These components often crack, leak, or fray due to their constant exposure to heat, vibration, and other harmful chemicals. If not promptly replaced and maintained, it could spell disaster for your vehicle’s performance.
Belt and hose evaluations based solely on their appearance are not enough. Boswells Auto Repair Shop, we recommend diligent inspection, and are here to do it. After the inspection, our ASE-certified technicians will let know you if you need a belts and hoses replacement.
The engine drives some of your vehicle’s accessories. Instead of being supplied by electric power, these accessories rely on a series of pulleys and belts to operate. Some of these accessories include:
If you think of hoses as your vehicle’s circulatory system, then you’ll have an appropriate representation of their importance. Hoses are composed of two rubber layers with fabric in between. Types of hoses vary on make and model, but typically include:
Boswell's Auto Repair Shop wants to give a simple reminder to get your vehicle’s belts and hoses inspected on a regular basis because damaged pieces can seriously harm your vehicle. Research shows that although most people get regular oil changes, they neglect to get the condition of their belts and hoses checked. Keep in mind that a leaking hose or a cracked belt will cause you more trouble than an overdue oil change ever will.
Don't overlook the importance of maintaining your vehicle's belts and hoses. Trust the professionals at Boswells Auto Repair for top-notch automotive belt & hose inspection and replacement services. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about how we can help you keep your vehicle running smoothly.