Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for BMW M3

BMW M3 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $163 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$96 to $257
Labor: $70 -$168
Parts: $26 -$89
Average Dealer price
$146 to 373
Average Shop price
$116 to 286
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1988 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.52Shop/Dealer Price$141.95 - $190.56
2012 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$237.33Shop/Dealer Price$336.51 - $461.70
2006 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.43Shop/Dealer Price$215.69 - $293.95
2004 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.43Shop/Dealer Price$215.77 - $294.07
2009 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$239.04Shop/Dealer Price$338.33 - $464.58
1989 BMW M3L4-2.3LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$98.52Shop/Dealer Price$141.93 - $190.54
2010 BMW M3V8-4.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$239.46Shop/Dealer Price$339.26 - $466.12
1996 BMW M3L6-3.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.44Shop/Dealer Price$208.27 - $296.70
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Parts required for a BMW M3 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

$22 to $32

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Mark was professional, intelligent, capable, and went above and beyond on the job. Thank you!
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All about Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

The serpentine/drive belt or v-belt is a rubber belt that connects the alternator, power steering, and AC to the part of the engine (crankshaft) which transfers the power from the engine to those components. Without this belt, the battery will not get charged and none of the electrical accessory components in the car will work. The serpentine belt and v-belt are also known as "drive belts." Because of the high amount of heat in the engine, the belt can develop cracks over time and eventually break. If the belt breaks, the steering wheel will be difficult to turn and driving will be hazardous. In some cars, water pumps are driven by the drive belts. If the belt breaks, water and coolant needed to keep the engine cool will not properly flow to the engine. The engine will overheat, potentially causing severe damage.

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