Exposure to heat, vibration and
contamination makes belts and hoses wear out faster than any other
components in your car. That's why regular inspections are so important.
Here are the belt and hose types in your car, along with their
Accessory Drive Belts
While some accessories in
your car are electrically powered by the charging system, others use the
engine itself as their power source. The power for these accessories is
delivered by a system of pulleys and belts.
The hoses that convey your
car's fluids are made of two rubber layers with a layer of fabric in