Belts and Hoses


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Pinecrest Shell offers complete automotive belt and hose repair services at our auto repair shop in Alexandria. Our team of auto mechanics understands that the belts and hoses in your vehicle play an important role in the smooth operation of the engine, air conditioning, charging, and cooling systems in your automobile. Failure to adhere to the manufacturer's recommended replacement schedule can result in your car breaking down and leaving you stranded somewhere in or around Northern Va.

Some of the belts we repair and service at our Alexandria auto repair center that keeps your vehicle operating smoothly are the serpentine belt, fan belt, drive belt (V-Belt), and timing belt. The timing belt is used to maintain the synchronization necessary for the camshaft and crankshaft to maintain the timing of your engine. Power is transmitted from the front of the engine to various vehicle accessories, including the air conditioning and charging system by the serpentine belt, V-belt, and fan belt. Coolant fluid is passed through the engine, radiator, and heater core using the upper/lower radiator hoses and heater hose.

Timing belts are not used in all automobiles. The serpentine or drive belts are sometimes used exclusively by a vehicle to provide all the power necessary for its accessories. Other vehicles use a combination of serpentine and drive belts to power vehicle accessories.

Various Northern Va driving conditions can contribute to the wear and tear of your vehicle's belts and hoses. Some of these include the age and mileage of your car or truck, the tension of your belts, hose clamp failure, contaminated oil, and electrolytic corrosion. Symptoms that you might be having problems with your belts or hoses include the presence of a squeaking noise from under your hood, coolant leaks, dashboard light warnings, failure of the air conditioning, and engine overheating. So whatever your automotive service and repair need may be, bring your car or truck to our Alexandria auto repair shop and let the team of automotive repair professionals at Pinecrest Shell be of service to you.

Our Belts & Hoses services include the following:

  • Brake Hoses
  • Coolant Hose
  • Drive Belt
  • Fan Belt Replacement
  • Fuel Hose
  • Heater Hose
  • Hose Clamps
  • Hose Fittings
  • Radiator Hose
  • Serpentine Belt Replacement
  • Timing Belt Chain
  • Timing Belt Cover
  • Timing Belt Installation
  • Timing Belt Pulley
  • Timing Belt Repair
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Attachments area