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Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Ford Bronco

Ford Bronco Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $108 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$81 to $126
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $11 -$46
Average Dealer price
$116 to 184
Average Shop price
$98 to 140
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.36Shop/Dealer Price$186.22 - $258.13
1980 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.94 - $273.69
1979 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.89 - $273.61
1978 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.91 - $273.65
1975 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.33 - $261.51
1972 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.32 - $261.48
1970 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.41 - $261.64
1982 Ford BroncoL6-4.9LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$161.16Shop/Dealer Price$198.54 - $277.84
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Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Serpentine/Drive Belt all about?

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.

Belts

Keep in mind:

A car will either have a serpentine belt(s) or v-belt(s). Cars that have a serpentine belt will have one or two belts. Most modern cars have only one belt, driving all the engine accessory components. If the car has v-belts, it will most likely have four belts.

How it's done:

  • Inspect the belts for cracks.
  • Remove and replace any damaged belts.
  • Inspect pulleys and bearings.

Our recommendation:

A mechanic should inspect the drive belts during oil changes. If you hear a squealing noise from the engine, it is likely that the drive belts need adjustment or replacement.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Serpentine/Drive Belt?

  • Squealing noise coming from engine if the belt is loose or worn out.
  • Lack of steering if the belt is broken.
  • Battery Warning Light is on.
  • Engine overheats.

How important is this service?

The drive belts connect the engine to the alternator, air conditioning, power steering, and sometimes the water pump. These belts are how power is transferred from the engines to these other systems. When the belts break, the engine will be unable to transfer power to the alternator, air conditioning, and power steering. Since the alternator is responsible for charging your battery, a broken drive belt means that the electrical components won’t work in your vehicle. The power steering also will fail, which makes it difficult and dangerous to steer. If your car’s water pump is also connected to the drive belt then the engine will not have a properly functioning cooling system, and your vehicle will be likely to overheat.

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Rodney

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Rodney
32 years of experience
As always, Rodney was thorough and explained everything he did and the recommendations he made for future work. I am so thankful Rodney was assigned to my first repair last summer. I find him to be the true professional and trust the work he does.
2006 FORD TAURUS - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT - ELK GROVE, CA

Jose

6 years of experience
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Jose
6 years of experience
Jose was punctual and did the job he was hired to do. Unfortunately the car is still malfunctioning after the repair. He said another diagnosis would be needed to pinpoint what the problem is. This would cost another $140 besides the $492 already paid to replace the spark plugs, ignition coil # 4 and serpentine belt. I believe there should not be another charge for a diagnosis considering that he is already there and it would take just several more minutes to do. Also, the job was originally scheduled for 5 hours and he actually finished in 2 1/2 hours. Why pay more if he still had 2 1/2 more hours left? I truly believe he should come back and do another diagnosis at no charge.
2005 FORD ESCAPE - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - TAMPA, FL

Matthew

7 years of experience
113 reviews
Matthew
7 years of experience
MATTHEW- ON MY NEW RADAITOR JOB, GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND TO INSURE I WAS HAPPY, HE IS VERY THOURGH ON HIS WORK. BOTTOM LINE- I (THE CUSTOMER) AM HAPPY, AND WILL USE MATTS SERVICES AGAIN. TROY(LAS VEGAS).
1997 FORD TAURUS - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - LAS VEGAS, NV

Scott

30 years of experience
107 reviews
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30 years of experience
Scott was fantastic! He was punctual, fast, and very thorough...I'm already thinking about the next service I can have him perform.
2004 FORD F-150 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - DENVER, CO
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1994 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.36Shop/Dealer Price$186.22 - $258.13
1980 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.94 - $273.69
1979 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.89 - $273.61
1978 Ford BroncoV8-5.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$159.08Shop/Dealer Price$195.91 - $273.65
1975 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.33 - $261.51
1972 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.32 - $261.48
1970 Ford BroncoV8-5.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$153.04Shop/Dealer Price$188.41 - $261.64
1982 Ford BroncoL6-4.9LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$161.16Shop/Dealer Price$198.54 - $277.84
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