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How to Locate Bad Hoses and Belts in a Mercedes

Keith Cox Autobahn German Auto Service, Sales, Trust How to Locate Bad Hoses & Belts in a Mercedes? 01 It is crucial to keep an ear out for unusual noises, visually check your Mercedes's belts and hoses regularly. 02 Have them professionally inspected according to your car manufacturer's recommended servic schedule, 03 You should know how to locate bad hoses & belts in a Mercedes and how to tell if there is a potential problem. Hoses 01 02 03 The bypass hose The top radiator hose The bottom radiator hose transports cooled fluid returns the cooled fluid to the water pump, through carries coolant to the directly from the water radiator for cooling. pump to the engine, the thermostat, and then bypassing the into the engine. thermostat. 04 05 The heater hose Signs of hardening, circulates hot coolant bulging or swelling, to the passenger and cracks leads to compartment heating leaks system Serpenține Belt GGG 1-Your Mercedes's systems may be controlled by a series of v-belts or a single serpentine belt. 2-These belts power the water pump, alternator, cooling fans, and power steering system. 3-A belt failure would almost certainly cause the vehicle to break down, and repairs could be costly. 4-Visually inspect these belts for splits or cracks, excess grease or a glazed appearance, and wear or damage along the edges. 5-Also listen for a squealing noise, especially during acceleration. Timing Belt GGG GGGG GGG GGGO GGG GGG GGGG GGG GGGO GGG GGG GGG The timing belt is responsible for keeping the camshaft and A failure will likely cause major engine damage, which may require a full engine replacement. The timing belt must be replaced as scheduled by the manufacturer due to natural degradation over crankshaft synced up. time. 01 03 Inspect the timing belt regularly, looking for- Worn or sheared teeth Difficulty starting the vehicle and a high- pitched shriek or whir during starting or idling Cracks or excessive wear Edge damage Contaminațion by oil or grease are also clues that the timing belt is going bad. 04 05 Remember Belts and hoses are not the most glamorous parts of your Mercedes. But, when they fail, though, the consequences can be severe. • So, have them checked or replaced at designated intervals by experienced technicians. GOGG GGGGO GGGG GGGG GGGGD ODO

How to Locate Bad Hoses and Belts in a Mercedes

shared by keithcoxautobahn on Jun 29
You must have your Mercedes inspected as per the owner manual to avoid bad hoses and belts. Signs of hardening and cracks in hoses lead to leaks. A squealing noise while acceleration means a damaged d...


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