North Penn Gulf Valley Forge Rd

NORTH PENN GULF
1605 S. Valley Forge Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 362-2223

North Penn Gulf Allentown Rd

NORTH PENN GULF
996 Allentown Rd
Lansdale, PA 19446
(215) 362-2212

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North Penn Gulf - South Valley Forge provides Belts & Hoses services to Upper Gwynned, PA, North Whales, PA, Worcester, PA, 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.

North Penn Gulf - South Valley Forge proudly serves the Belts & Hoses needs of customers in Upper Gwynned, PA, North Whales, PA, Worcester, PA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Lansdale PA | North Whales PA | Upper Gwynned PA | Worcester PA | 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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North Penn Gulf is a pillar of the community. North Penn Gulf is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Lansdale, Pennsylvania area in cluding North Wales PA and Worcester PA. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. North Penn Gulf employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at North Penn Gulf. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse North Penn Gulf website or call any of our stores for personalized service.

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Phone: (215) 362-2223
Fax: (215) 362-8477
Address: 1605 South Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
Phone: (215) 362-2212
Fax: (215) 362-7404
Address: 996 Allentown Road
Lansdale, PA 19446

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