Belts and Hoses

Belts and Hoses

Your engine’s belts and radiator hoses are critical parts of your vehicle.  These parts wear down due to age, use, and contamination. That’s why we always check these components during our courtesy vehicle health inspection.  Maintaining these items early on will always save you money and time in the long run.  

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Engine Belt and Radiator Hoses

Engine Belt

The engine belt, also known as the drive belt and serpentine belt, is designed to operate important vehicle components such as your power steering, alternator, and air conditioning.  Overtime with normal use, these belts can start to crack and lose their ability to operate efficiently.  A weak belt can break or cause abnormal wear to other components.

Our professional technicians will visually check these belts for cracks, test the tension, and look for any fraying or contamination.  If a new belt is needed, we only use the highest quality parts to ensure you have a problem free service for many years to come.

 

Radiator Hoses

Radiator hoses are important parts of your engine’s cooling system.  The hoses deliver coolant between the engine and radiator.  If these hoses leak or rupture, this can lead to overheating and damage to your engine.

Our professional technicians will check these hoses during our courtesy health inspection for leaks, swelling, cracking, and contamination.  If a replacement radiator hose is needed, or technicians will also replace the coolant within the system so you have reassurance your engine stays cool even in the hottest of days.

If any cracking, leaking, swelling or contamination is noticed, it is time for replacement.  Good rule of thumb is to replace your hoses every 6 years or 60,000 – 100,000 miles.

Typically, replacement of your belts is needed every 6 years or 60,000 – 100,000 miles.  Cracking, fraying and contamination is also a good visual sign for replacement. 

Being that every vehicle is designed differently and some have more parts than others, we will always want to inspect your vehicle first to determine exactly what you need.  Our technicians will be able to identify what you truly need and we offer very competitive pricing so you get the best value every time. 

What makes Crown City Tire and Auto Care Different?

We set out to make Crown City Tire different from any other auto repair and tire center.  We know many people look at auto repair with anxiety and the unknown.  That’s why we set out to design ourselves around a culture of: transparency, ease, and peace of mind.

At the heart, we are a family company with family values.  We treat our customers as they are part of our own family.  We want to make you feel comfortable, and leave us knowing that you found “your shop”.  Our promise is to provide the greatest value with high quality repairs, competitive pricing, and unmatched service and support.  With nearly 100 years of servicing the community, we continue to develop ourselves to serve the next generations of families and their vehicles.

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