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Looking for Belt Repair and Replacement? Maintaining your serpentine belts, fan belts and timing belts is incredibly important to the overall health of your car. If any of these belts stop working, you risk serious damage to the car’s vital systems, including the car’s engine, alternator, air conditioner, and power steering pump. In short, if you wait too long for a serpentine replacement, fan or timing belt replacement, you’re facing expensive and time-consuming auto repair services.
Your car’s serpentine belt and timing belt replacement schedule is based on the make and model of your vehicle and can be found in the vehicle manufacturer recommendations. When you call or come into your local Mobile Auto Truck Repair Omaha Auto Care store, one of our experienced, ASE-certified tire and auto service professionals can tell you when your specific car’s timing belt and serpentine belt replacement is recommended. Most engine belts need replacement between 60,000 and 100,000 miles on all vehicles.
SIGNS OF SERPENTINE BELT AND TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT
Any of the following issues can indicate you need a serpentine belt replacement or a timing belt repair:
COST OF SERPENTINE BELT REPLACEMENT:
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Hiring a mechanic to replace a serpentine belt typically costs about $60-$200 or more. This includes $25-$75 for the belt plus half an hour to an hour of labor, at $75-$120 per hour. The job could even take longer on some vehicles, if the belt is difficult to access or install quickly. Call us for a free estimate. You buy the parts and we will replace your serpentine belt. Starting from $60 hour.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU CHANGE A SERPENTINE BELT?
Serpentine belts are built to last – much longer than before because of advancements in rubber technology. Under ideal conditions, a belt should stick with you for an average of 60,000 to 100,000 miles.
WHAT IS A SERPENTINE BELT AND WHAT DOES IT DO?
A serpentine belt, also known as a multi-vee, poly-v, or multi-rib belt, is a single, continuous belt used to drive multiple peripheral devices in an automotive engine, such as an alternator, power steering pump, water pump, air conditioning compressor, air pump, etc.
HOW DO YOU PUT ON A SERPENTINE BELT?
Here's how to put on a serpentine belt:
Take a good look at both your repair manual and your belt routing diagram under the hood before beginning.
HOW MUCH IS A FAN BELT FOR A CAR?
It really depends on your vehicle, but most belts are less than $30, especially if it's a V-style fan belt vs a serpentine belt that does everything. Belts are simple shop time shouldn't be more than an hour, 1/2 an hour in most cases so between $40-75 in time, probably right around $100 total.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SERPENTINE BELT AND A TIMING BELT?
A drive belt (also can be called accessory drive belt, serpentine belt, alternator belt, or fan belt) is a rubber belt that powers the engines accessories. This always includes the alternator and AC compressor. ... The timing belt drives the cam shafts of the engine and thus, the valves and timing of the engine.
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