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Welcome to Barthold Tire, the number one tire and service shop in the area! Since 1985, we have been serving the areas of Gainesville, Bowie, Muenster, Sanger, Ardmore, Sherman, Denton, Ft. Worth, Denison and Whitesboro, TX. We are a family owned and operated business and have been for the past forty years. We strive to provide fast, professional, customer service and competitive pricing. We treat our customers like our family so when you leave your vehicle with us rest assured it will be in good hands.
Barthold Tire offers top of the line tire brands like MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal® and many others! We also offer a full line of auto services including: brakes, roadside assistance, wheel alignments and much more! Check out our Shop for Tires and Shop for Service page to see all we can do for you! Barthold Tire is also committed to staying active and helping out in the community by supporting local organizations and schools. Whatever you need we are sure to do…stop by and see us today!
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.
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.
Barthold Tire Company proudly serves the Belts & Hoses needs of customers in Gainesville, TX, Bowie, TX, Ft. Worth, TX, and surrounding areas.
Areas Served :
Gainesville, TX | Bowie, TX | Ft. Worth, TX | and surrounding areas
Heater hoses play a crucial role in a vehicle’s heating system, which operates in conjunction with the cooling system...
Approx. Time: 60 Minutes
Your car or truck’s radiator hoses, which connect the engine to the radiator, are important components that maintain...
As the timing belt synchronizes engine processes, the serpentine belt powers peripheral processes in the engine compartment...
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
Barthold Tire Company