Belts & Hoses

Do You Need to Replace Your Belts or Hoses?

NAPA Auto Care Center

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1304 E. Indian School Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85014

(602) 461-7172


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The belts and hoses on your vehicle control some of the most major of functions.

We are a society that is increasingly more reliant on vehicles. We are always finding that we are more and more dependent on vehicles to get us from one point to another, so it only makes sense that we work to treat this machinery with the utmost care. Your vehicle is a major (often costly) investment, so it is crucial that we take the time to have it fully inspected and cared for by professionals. Regardless of the income that we make, you will always get a return on the investment that you put into your vehicle.

Vehicle maintenance is a crucial matter for just about anyone who owns a car, truck, minivan or SUV. Whether you have a lower end compact or a professional grade truck that is built tough, you still need to take the time to have it looked at and cared for. Regular maintenance can go a very long way in making sure that your vehicle is always running properly.

Amidst the many vehicle care issues that you could encounter will be the need for checking and maintaining your belts and hoses. This is something that is even more important when you live in areas that are hot and harsh, such as the arid deserts in the Peoria area. This is where the dry, hot conditions can speed up the decay of your belts and hoses, which happen to be very important to your vehicle's function. Belts and hoses are vital for timing of all vehicle movements, each of which may need to be timed right down to tight synchronization to even hit on bare bones functionality. There is the function of your fluid flow, including oil, coolant and gasoline. All of these elements keep the machine moving as smoothly as possible, while eliminating hazards to both life and limb for the driver and any passengers on board. Because of this, it is important that you have proper belt and host maintenance if you want to be able to keep your vehicle powering through the tough Arizona deserts.

Belt And Hose Types

Car timing belt - This is a belt that keeps your engine valves bringing in fuel with pistons that power the vehicle. They work to control the speed of the cam shift rotation while the vehicle is being operated. The timing belt on the vehicle brings the fuel through to become power, which is done with careful synchronicity all throughout. Without this perfect timing, the engine can become a real liability to the entire vehicle. Many manufacturers will suggest that this belt gets replaced around every 60,000 to 90,000 miles. However, in the Peoria area, the belts may need to be replaced a bit sooner.

Radiator Hose - Your radiator is the device that works hard to keep the engine from overheating and then breaking down under the presser of the power that it produces. The hose for the radiator pumps the coolant into your engine, without which any vehicle owner is going to be lucky if they only suffer a damaged engine. With the scorching temperatures in and around the Peoria area, the damage can be very extensive as the parts in your engine could melt down with the energy contained with the oxygen and gasoline mixture that is released. If the engine is unable to keep cool enough, these temperatures could rise to epic proportions.

When you live in the Peoria area it is going to be best that you come to see us at Mike's Tech Transmission for inspections and maintenance. No matter what belts or hoses need attention, you can count on our trained professionals to spot issues right away and get the problem fixed for you quickly and efficiently so that you can safely get back on the road as soon as possible. We are confident in both our services, as well as our competitive rates.