Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $103 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$77 to $191
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $7 -$79
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$108 to 289
Average Shop price
$93 to 216
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2004 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.81Shop/Dealer Price$121.79 - $155.04
2010 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$94.17Shop/Dealer Price$114.80 - $143.87
1994 Volkswagen GolfL4-2.0LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$80.80Shop/Dealer Price$98.05 - $117.05
2006 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.8L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$99.26Shop/Dealer Price$121.14 - $154.01
2001 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$131.71Shop/Dealer Price$160.48 - $201.01
1998 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$82.33Shop/Dealer Price$99.93 - $120.07
1993 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$78.01Shop/Dealer Price$94.62 - $111.59
1994 Volkswagen GolfL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$77.83Shop/Dealer Price$94.37 - $111.19
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Golf Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

$7 to $36

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2005 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - CAR IS NOT STARTING INSPECTION
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Your Mechanic is more than reasonably priced and you can't get more convenient. Dave was great, did the job in half the time I expected and was just a good guy.......Highly recommended!
2003 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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Grzegorz
36 years of experience
Very helpful.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT
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Rodney
31 years of experience
Arrived on time, quick and professional. Quality work.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - SPEED SENSOR 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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