Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $114 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$92 to $151
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $22 -$71
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$136 to 235
Average Shop price
$110 to 172
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.22Shop/Dealer Price$118.54 - $149.85
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$122.16Shop/Dealer Price$149.79 - $199.85
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$145.06Shop/Dealer Price$178.36 - $245.56
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$92.90Shop/Dealer Price$113.19 - $141.28
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.22Shop/Dealer Price$118.56 - $149.87
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$97.22Shop/Dealer Price$118.54 - $149.84
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$136.42Shop/Dealer Price$167.63 - $228.40
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$92.90Shop/Dealer Price$113.21 - $141.32
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

$22 to $40

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Joshua was able to come earlier than we had booked. He was very professional and polite. After he backed my car out of the garage, he went right to work. I checked on him once and I was very impressed how neatly he had his tools set up. Not only did he replace my front brakes, but he gave the car a test drive, checked all the fluids and put air in my tires. He told me loves what he does. He showed me pictures of the work he had done. He took photos with his iphone as he did the work so I could see what he had done. That was a first!!!
2006 SUBARU FORESTER - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (FRONT)
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Trung
7 years of experience
Trung is great, 10/10 will book again
2005 SUBARU FORESTER - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
It was good. He was very knowledgeable. He told me about I needed to refill my coolant reservoir.
2011 SUBARU FORESTER - IGNITION CABLE (SPARK PLUG WIRES) REPLACEMENT
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Casey
19 years of experience
I am so happy about my experience with yourmechanic.com. Casey was very knowledgeable, communicative, and professional. The cost of the work done was much lower than what I had been quoted at the repair shop. One thing I especially liked about Casey, was that he seemed real about what needed to be done ASAP and what I could work on at a later date. With other places, I feel like they word things in an alarming matter to try and get me to do it all at once, which I'm just not able to afford. I hope I have more experiences like this, as I will be booking all of my work through yourmechanic.com from now on! Thank you!
1998 SUBARU FORESTER - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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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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