Las Vegas Auto Repair

Monthly Archives: January 2021

Have You Checked Your Belts and Hoses Lately?

Have You Checked Your Belts and Hoses Lately?

Did you know that your car can suffer extensive damage is your belts or hoses fail? The belts and hoses under the hood help to power important vehicle systems for heating and cooling.A break in either of these systems can result in expensive damage. The best way to avoid this scenario is to get regular maintenance on your belts and hoses. Important Belts and Hoses to Watch Timing Belt - change every 60,000 miles Serpentine Belt - change according to manufacturer instructions. Radiator Hoses - change according to manufacturer instructions. The hoses in your heating and cooling system are designed to withstand extreme hot and cold temperatures. This tolerance to temperature extremes can wear on your hoses over time. This wear-and-tear can result in cracks, breaks, or leaks in hoses that can cause more extensive damage to your vehicle if left unchecked. When checking coolant levels and inspecting hoses, never ... read more