Belts and Hoses

Belts and Hoses

To keep running well, your car needs new belts and hoses periodically.   The car’s engine accessory drive belts, timing belts, and coolant hoses will dry out and crack at some point.  Some belts need to be replaced because they lose their ability to properly expand and contract.  Timing belts might fray or the teeth that keep the timing belt in place might snap off.  Even though this sounds very simple and inexpensive, a malfunctioning belt can have costly consequences.

For instance, a coolant hose transfers antifreeze throughout the engine cooling system, including the radiator and the heater core.  A broken coolant hose can cause a serious problem with the cooling and heating components.

Many components in your car are dependent on belts and pulleys to function including the alternator, water pump, fan, power steering pump, air conditioning compressor and air injection pump.  The timing belt is crucial for engine synchronization.  Hoses and steel lines transfer coolant, brake fluid and fuel throughout the vehicle.

Stop by and visit our Yuba City Quality Auto and Tire Factory store.   We can help you avoid any problems before they occur. We follow the manufacturer’s service guidelines for maintenance services, including belt and hose replacement.  Like all Tire Factory shops, our Yuba City store has access to factory maintenance schedules for most makes and models of vehicles.  When you visit us, ask one of our technicians to provide you with a copy of the maintenance schedule for your car.

Regular inspections of your car are very important.  Don’t wait until something breaks.  Our expert mechanics can detect many potential belt and car hose problems with a simple visual inspection.

We provide a full range of preventative car maintenance services including oil changes, fluid flushes and filter replacements at our Yuba City store.   Quality Auto and Tire Factory has been helping people for over 20 years now.