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Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $117 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2002 Toyota RAV4ElectricService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$119.59Shop/Dealer Price$144.12 - $187.61
2010 Toyota RAV4V6-3.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$191.33Shop/Dealer Price$233.86 - $331.19
2001 Toyota RAV4ElectricService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$124.59Shop/Dealer Price$148.46 - $191.45
2010 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$128.03Shop/Dealer Price$153.97 - $200.45
1996 Toyota RAV4L4-2.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$259.07Shop/Dealer Price$320.21 - $469.61
2005 Toyota RAV4L4-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$169.87Shop/Dealer Price$205.81 - $286.13
2014 Toyota RAV4L4-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$123.03Shop/Dealer Price$145.33 - $189.07
2006 Toyota RAV4V6-3.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementEstimate$191.33Shop/Dealer Price$233.22 - $330.08
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What's a serpentine / drive belt?

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 this in mind about serpentine belts:

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 to repair a serpentine / drive belt?

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

Our drive belt advice:

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.

Why it's important to replace a serpentine / drive belt:

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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Jose

14 years of experience
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Jose
14 years of experience
2000 TOYOTA RAV4 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - PORTLAND, OREGON

Phillip

16 years of experience
47 reviews
Phillip
16 years of experience
Came early, was helpful, and would use again! Thank you!
2009 TOYOTA RAV4 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA

Noe

33 years of experience
525 reviews
Noe
33 years of experience
He was super friendly! It even started raining and he was like, no big deal, it's cool. Whaaattt? He was super fast at putting a new serpentine belt in my car. Made sure I knew to go to the auto parts store and buy a new radiator cap and antifreeze. I will recommend him and "yourmechanic.com" to everyone I know!
2003 TOYOTA RAV4 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Brikk

15 years of experience
299 reviews
Brikk
15 years of experience
Brikk was early for my appointment. He was very efficient and through with my car. He did wonderful work. I would definitely recommend him and this service.
2008 TOYOTA RAV4 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

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