Belt & Hose Replacement in Sarasota, FL
Are you familiar with your car's many belts and hoses? Your vehicle has various belts and many hoses that help to keep your car running. Important belts include your timing belt and serpentine belt, and your vehicle uses other hose lines to transfer fluids. Over time, belts can wear down and even break unexpectedly, while hoses can develop cracks or leaks. When this happens, your vehicle's performance will be affected, and damage can occur. That is why a regular inspection of your car's belts and hoses at Kaufman's Auto Repairs in Sarasota, FL is highly recommended.
When it comes to car belts, they tend to naturally wear and dry out over time just with normal use of your vehicle. Hoses can become damaged due to exposure to extreme temperatures. The best way to stay ahead of a snapped belt, which can lead to a broken-down vehicle, is by having your belts replaced according to manufacturer recommendations or as soon as they appear excessively worn. Be sure to look for leaks under your car as well, which can indicate a hose issue.
Schedule Belt or Hose Replacement
The following symptoms can indicate a potential issue with a belt or hose in your car:
- Grinding noises while driving
- Vibrating while driving
- Lack of power
- Leaking fluids
- Vehicle "slipping
When a belt breaks, it can cause additional damage to surrounding parts. Save yourself the time and money by having your belts inspected by our ASE certified technicians regularly and having them changed on time. If you're due according to your owner's manual or you notice any of the warning signs listed above, we invite you to schedule an appointment for a thorough evaluation and quality service.
If you need belt replacement or hose repair in Sarasota, FL, the professionals at Kaufman's Auto Repairs can help. Feel free to schedule a visit using our online appointment form today.