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AUTO SERVICE DEPARTMENT

 

  • Busseys Auto Service Department repairs older vehicles, as well as the latest models.
  • We handle most everything, from simple oil changes and tuneups to brakes, clutches and engine work.
  • We also provide in-depth auto electrical diagnostics and repairs.
  • Is that Check Engine light on? Bring your car in for a free computer scan to see what the problem is.

COLLISION REPAIR DEPARTMENT

 

  • Busseys Collision Repair Department interfaces with your insurance company to give you the fastest repair time.
  • Whether you've crashed it hard or just scraped it a little, we can handle the repair job.
  • We may accept an estimate from another shop or insurance co.
  • Come by and let us have a look at the damage.
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What is a timing belt?

Belts and Hoses

Your car's belts and hoses are essential to the cooling, air conditioning and charging systems, and the engine. Don't take these routine replacement intervals for granted because belts and hoses can break down and leave you stranded. The chance of a drive belt failure rises dramatically after four years or 36,000 miles for V-belts and 50,000 miles for serpentine belts.

The timing belt keeps the crankshaft and camshaft mechanically synchronized to maintain engine timing. Whether serpentine, V-belt or fan belt (the belts on the outside of the engine)  they all transmit power from the front of the engine to accessories that need to be driven, such as the air conditioning, the charging system and fans. Radiator and heater hoses carry coolant to and from the engine, radiator and heater core.

Typical Wear and Tear

Key items that effect the replacement interval for belts and hoses:

  • Vehicle age
  • Mileage
  • Belt tension
  • Electrolytic corrosion
  • Oil contamination
  • Failed hose clamps

Symptoms

  • Squeaking noise from under the hood during start-up or operation
  • Coolant leaks
  • Dashboard light will illuminate
  • A/C system may fail
  • Engine overheating

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Bussey's Automotive Repair & Body Shop
(760) 757-6800  •  1402 Mission Avenue  •  Oceanside, California 92054

Certified Mechanic  •  Tuneups  •  Motor Overhaul  •  Auto Electric  •  Transmission Repair  •  Computer Diagnostics  •  Towing
Auto Body Shop    Unibody Repair  •  Collission Repair  •  Dent Removal  •  Car Restoration
North San Diego County: Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, Camp Pendleton CA

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