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Q: 4 hours to change serpentine and accessories belts?

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4 hours to change belts??????

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: As you may know, many mechanics and shops h...

As you may know, many mechanics and shops have varying labor rates that depend heavily on the skill set of the mechanics and the various costs associated with running that particular shop. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to replace your serpentine and accessory belts.

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