Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $106 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$78 to $224
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $8 -$112
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$108 to 353
Average Shop price
$93 to 256
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2003 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$131.71Shop/Dealer Price$160.46 - $200.99
1964 Volkswagen BeetleH4-1.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$78.14Shop/Dealer Price$94.76 - $111.81
1966 Volkswagen BeetleH4-1.3LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$78.14Shop/Dealer Price$94.72 - $111.73
1960 Volkswagen BeetleH4-1.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$78.14Shop/Dealer Price$94.74 - $111.76
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.84Shop/Dealer Price$121.83 - $155.10
2000 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.84Shop/Dealer Price$121.81 - $155.07
1973 Volkswagen BeetleH4-1.6LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$80.02Shop/Dealer Price$97.14 - $115.61
1961 Volkswagen BeetleH4-1.2LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$78.14Shop/Dealer Price$94.76 - $111.80
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Beetle Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

$19 to $92

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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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