Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Rabbit

Volkswagen Rabbit Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $96 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$75 to $166
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $5 -$86
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$104 to 266
Average Shop price
$90 to 191
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1984 Volkswagen RabbitL4-1.8LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$77.86Shop/Dealer Price$94.34 - $111.13
1980 Volkswagen RabbitL4-1.6LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$83.52Shop/Dealer Price$101.49 - $122.56
1975 Volkswagen RabbitL4-1.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$75.81Shop/Dealer Price$91.81 - $107.08
1983 Volkswagen RabbitL4-1.6L DieselService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$157.79Shop/Dealer Price$194.30 - $271.06
2006 Volkswagen RabbitL5-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$119.25Shop/Dealer Price$146.09 - $193.93
2008 Volkswagen RabbitL5-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$119.25Shop/Dealer Price$146.08 - $193.90
1978 Volkswagen RabbitL4-1.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$77.90Shop/Dealer Price$94.48 - $111.35
2009 Volkswagen RabbitL5-2.5LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$118.34Shop/Dealer Price$145.01 - $192.20
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Parts required for a Volkswagen Rabbit Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement

$22 to $24

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Lucas
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Lucas was early for the appointment (called in advance to make sure I was at the location, very appreciated) which was great. He took exactly an hour for my oil change appointment and was very courteous in our exchanges. Would definitely book Lucas again through YourMechanic.
2007 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT - OIL CHANGE
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Dave
18 years of experience
2003 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT
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11 years of experience
Very patient
2010 VOLKSWAGEN CC - OIL CHANGE
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Blake
8 years of experience
Blake did a great job and explained many things to me since I at one time intended to do the work myself. He had unique solutions to certain problems such as an over tight axle bolt and was even willing to try minor suggestions when things didn't go a certain way. I was impressed by his enthusiasm, knowledge, experience and focus from start to successful test drive. Overall, because of Blake I found the YourMechanic.com experience very positive and will recommend the service to my friends. It saved me significant money from dealer and independent bids and it was quality work.
2000 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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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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