Volvo V50 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Estimate for Volvo V50

Volvo V50 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement costs $108 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$107 to $117
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $37
Average Dealer price
$167
Average Shop price
$130
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.47 - $244.13
2005 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.54 - $244.25
2011 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.49 - $244.17
2009 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.51 - $244.21
2006 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.48 - $244.15
2007 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.47 - $244.12
2010 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.56 - $244.28
2006 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.54 - $244.24
Show example Volvo V50 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement prices

Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Serpentine/Drive Belt all about?

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 in mind:

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 it's done:

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

Our recommendation:

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.

How important is this service?

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.

Fast and easy Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Excellent Rating


Volvo Repair

Average Rating

4.5/5

Number of Reviews

3,905

Rating Summary
3,597
264
44
0
0
3,597
264
44
0
0

Meet some of our expert Volvo mechanics

Real customer reviews from Volvo owners like you.

Peter

39 years of experience
735 reviews
Peter
39 years of experience
Peter was very professional and did a great job fixing my car. I highly recommend him.
2002 VOLVO S60 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT REPLACEMENT - AVONDALE, AZ

Honorio

15 years of experience
543 reviews
Honorio
15 years of experience
Honorio is very dedicated to his work. He will make sure he gets the job done right, even if he has to come again.
2005 VOLVO V50 - BRAKE ROTOR/DISC REPLACEMENT (FRONT) - SUNNYVALE, CA

Jamahl

16 years of experience
512 reviews
Jamahl
16 years of experience
Very honest, friendly, and professional.
2002 VOLVO S60 - OIL CHANGE - ORLANDO, FL

TJ

22 years of experience
109 reviews
TJ
22 years of experience
Professional, knowledgeable, and timely. TJ did a fabulous job working on my car. After he finished, he showed me the old parts and made recommendations for improving the performance of my car. Would definitely trust TJ working on my car again.
2008 VOLVO C30 - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT - PORT CHARLOTTE, FL
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.47 - $244.13
2005 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.54 - $244.25
2011 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.49 - $244.17
2009 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.51 - $244.21
2006 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.48 - $244.15
2007 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.47 - $244.12
2010 Volvo V50L5-2.4LService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.56 - $244.28
2006 Volvo V50L5-2.5L TurboService typeSerpentine/Drive Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$144.36Shop/Dealer Price$177.54 - $244.24
Show example Volvo V50 Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com