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Auto drive Belts and Hoses in Burlington, ON

Serpentine and other drive Belts are made to be tough. Time and temperature under the hood of your car has an effect though and these items may wear and break over time if left unattended. A belt that becomes worn may become glazed, brittle, or become so slack that it may not function correctly.

Hoses are often made from very similar material to belts and may also glaze and split after long years of use or when exposed to harsh temperatures. A damaged hose pipe may lead to vital fluids dripping from your engine and the resulting loss of fluid may cause damage to engine parts. A simple belt and hose inspection often prevents some of the most usual causes of breakdown and prevents any unscheduled breakdown. 

Why service is essential: Belts and hoses wear and will fail over time. To stop some of the most common reasons of failure, make certain your belts and hoses are examined at regular intervals and replaced as necessary.

Automotive Belt and hose Replacement in Burlington, ON

See your mechanic concerning belts and hoses if you observe any sort of:

  • Loss of power
  • Squealing or grinding sound
  • If you feel vibrations, 'slips' or 'catching'
  • engine light is on
  • power steering assist is lost
  • steam under hood
  • A/C will not operate

It is suggested to have belts and hoses checked every 8,000 kilometers or with every oil change. A belt and hose inspection checks for:

  • Glazing, breaking, striping and softening of belts
  • Proper tensioning
  • Proper drive pulley alignment
  • Holes and splits
  • Hardening, splitting and softening of hoses
  • A cooling system pressure test to help check for cracks
  • Loose or worn clamps

The Auto Station tightens belts and hoses in Burlington, ON

Call us today to arrange your next belt and hose replacement or other auto repair center service. The Auto Station is thrilled to be your number one auto repair center and provider of tires in Burlington, ON.