Cracks Or Uneven Wear Are Signs Belts Need Replaced

A lot of modern car parts are nearly impossible to check without a computer or other digital diagnostic tool. However, one of the most important parts of your vehicle can still be checked visually. That would be your belts, the two most common being the timing belt and serpentine belt. If you notice any of the following signs of damage to your belts, it is important you bring them into Arroway Ford in Bedford Hills to see if they need to be replaced today.

Belts that are in danger of breaking can have one or many of the following symptoms. Cracks in the rubber, significant wear and thinning in multiple places, pilling, where the rubber forms into little balls, or signs of material on different parts the motor. You can also generally hear a loud squealing sound when the engine is first started, this is the belt slipping.

These are all signs that your belts may soon be in need of replacing. Before you are stuck on the side of the road, give us a call at Arroway Ford and schedule your service appointment today.
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