Annapolis Tire & Auto
1210 Forest Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403
410-263-2317
Admiral Tire & Auto of Dover
280 W. Cowgill St.
Dover, DE 19901
302-734-5911
Admiral Tire & Auto of Bowie
2325D NW Crain Hwy.
Mitchellville, MD 20716
301-249-4300
Edgewater Tire & Auto
3420 Pike Ridge Rd.
Edgewater, MD 21037
410-956-5500
Admiral Tire & Auto of Newark
1929 Kirkwood Hwy.
Newark, DE 19711
302-737-2460
Admiral Tire & Auto of Denton
1115 Industrial Pkwy.
Denton, MD 21629
410-479-3045
Admiral Tire & Auto of Cambridge
401 Sunburst Hwy.
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-901-2418
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Admiral Tire & Auto of Waldorf
2555 Crain Hwy
Waldorf, MD 20601
301-885-5051
24 Hour Commercial Service: (866) 311-6946

Admiral Tire & Auto Center provides Belts & Hoses services to Annapolis, MD, Cambridge, MD, Easton, MD, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Belts & Hoses

Your vehicle’s belts and hoses are involved in processes within the cooling system, air conditioning system, charging system, and engine. These belts and hoses play crucial roles in functional operations inside your vehicle. The heater hose and radiator hose carry liquid coolant to and from the engine, radiator, and heater core. The timing belt is responsible for maintaining engine precision by synchronizing the rotation of the crankshaft and camshaft, which move the engine’s valves and pistons. However, not all vehicles contain timing belts. In place of timing belts, some vehicles use timing chains. On the outside of the engine, the serpentine belt transmits power from the front of the engine to other systems in the vehicle, like the air conditioning system and charging system. Some factors that contribute to wear and tear on your belts and hoses include vehicle age, mileage, belt tension, hose clamp failure, electrochemical degradation, and oil contamination. In the long run, routine maintenance and replacements of your vehicle’s belts and hoses will prevent breakdowns and costly repairs.

Benefits of Belts & Hoses

When compared to other components in your car, belts and hoses have one of the shortest life spans. These items are constantly exposed to engine heat, vehicle vibrations, and harmful chemicals, which all have the potential to cause cracks and leaks. Some symptoms to be aware of for belts and hoses nearing failure include squeaking, screeching, or grinding noises that begin when starting your engine or appear during vehicle operation. It's worth noting that grinding sounds near belts are usually associated with a bad pulley bearing rather than the belt itself, as the pulley bearing may freeze up and ultimately lead to a belt replacement. Other symptoms of a bad belt or hose include loss of power, leaking coolant or other fluids, illuminated dashboard lights, rising steam from the engine, and air conditioning failure. While routine maintenance of belts and hoses is always important, summertime is an especially important season to keep an eye under the hood due to increased temperatures, which will accelerate deterioration of the rubber components. Since belts and hoses can be difficult to inspect visually, be sure to follow your manufacturer’s recommendations for scheduled maintenance.

Admiral Tire & Auto Center proudly serves the Belts & Hoses needs of customers in Annapolis, MD, Cambridge, MD, Easton, MD, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Annapolis MD | Cambridge MD | Denton MD | Dover DE | Easton MD | Edgewater MD | Mitchellville MD | Newark DE | Waldorf MD | and surrounding areas

Heater Hose Replacement

Heater hoses play a crucial role in a vehicle’s heating system, which operates in conjunction with the cooling system...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Radiator Hose Replacement

Your car or truck’s radiator hoses, which connect the engine to the radiator, are important components that maintain...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Serpentine Belt Replacement

As the timing belt synchronizes engine processes, the serpentine belt powers peripheral processes in the engine compartment...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Timing Belt Replacement

The timing belt, or timing chain in some vehicles, is a drive belt that synchronizes the rotation of the engine’s...

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes

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At Admiral Tire and Auto Centers, we believe that the customer deserves the best when purchasing tires, which is exactly why we carry such a large selection of Brands. Our Tire Brands include: Goodyear, Continental, Dunlop, Bridgestone, General, Kelly, Michelin, Toyo, Uniroyal as well as many other brand names. We offer many Tire Services that we would be happy to complete for you, such as: Computer Spin Balancing, Flat Repair, Rotations, and Low Profile Tire Installations, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems and other requested services.