Q: How often should I change the drive belt

asked by on September 29, 2016

Just want to know when I have to change the drive belt

My car has 24000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello. Your car was equipped with an EPDM-based (ethylene propylene diene monomer) serpentine belt that theoretically can last the lifetime of that vehicle. It will certainly last at least ten years or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first. Nevertheless, belts can get damaged and defects do occur. So the belt should still be inspected for abnormal wear, glazing, excessive cracking, or missing rubber, once a year at the same time that other maintenance is performed. Should you have any maintenance or repair needs, by all means re-contact us and we will be glad to inspect your vehicle and let you know what needs to be repaired.

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