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How much does Alternator / Serpentine Belt Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Kia Forte5 $106 $25.64 $79.99 20% $133.14
2007 Ford Taurus $106 $25.54 $79.99 20% $133.04
2015 Scion FR-S $134 $53.65 $79.99 17% $161.15
2006 BMW 750i $142 $45.67 $95.98 18% $174.67
2010 Cadillac CTS $146 $65.83 $79.99 15% $173.33
2010 Porsche Panamera $240 $159.63 $79.99 10% $267.13

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Alternator / Serpentine Belt Replacement Service

What is the Alternator Belt all about?

The alternator is a generator that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. It uses the revolving motion of a magnetic field around a stationary armature creating electricity which is then stored in the car’s battery and operate electrical functions. The revolutions needed to create the electricity come from the engine’s crankshaft which is connected via a rubber belt. This alternator belt is either a v-belt or a flat ribbed belt more commonly known as a serpentine belt. The alternator belt may solely operate the alternator or it may also drive other items such as the water pump, air conditioning compressor, and the power steering pump. When the belt is loose, frayed or broken, the alternator isn’t able to generate electricity to charge the car battery causing poor operation of electrically powered accessories.

Keep in mind:

  • The alternator belt is made of rubber that degrades with age.
  • The alternator belt may drive more components than just the alternator. The power steering pump, water pump, and air conditioning compressor may use the same belt to operate.

How it's done:

  • The belt tensioner is loosened
  • The defective belt is removed
  • The new belt is installed and tensioner is tightened on to belt
  • The engine is started and belt operation is checked
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

Your mechanic will check the condition of the alternator belt every time the oil is changed. If they notice the belt appears frayed, cracked, or is missing pieces, you should have the belt replaced.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Alternator Belt?

  • Battery light comes on
  • Interior lights and headlights flicker and dim
  • Engine stalls while driving and will not turn over to restart
  • Flapping sound of a frayed belt might be heard under the hood

How important is this service?

If your alternator belt breaks while you are driving, you may lose electrical power to important systems inside your vehicle or the engine may die. You could be left stranded or in a dangerous situation. Replace the alternator belt as soon as you notice unusual wear.

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Robert

20 years of experience
875 reviews
Robert
20 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Denver, Colorado
This was my second booking with Robert. He’s an excellent mechanic and has a great personality. Would book again, would have a beer with him. Cheers.
Honda Element - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Denver, Colorado
Robert has been to our house twice for various repairs and did a great job! I highly recommend him and will use him again for any of our car repairs!

Andrian

32 years of experience
184 reviews
Andrian
32 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz S550 - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Hollywood, Florida
Adrian is the Best! Should call him big smooth. He came out and got the job done. He was also quick and did everything i request. Master Mechanic!!! Would defintley recommend for Mercedes s550 or any car. This guy knows his stuff. J.L (Mercedes S-550)
Hyundai Tiburon - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Hollywood, Florida
Adrian was extremely professional and courteous. He took care of everything quickly and was a pleasure to work with

Adam

17 years of experience
100 reviews
Adam
17 years of experience
Buick Rendezvous - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Car repairs can be stressful and confusing, Adam explanations and recommendations were very professional.
Jeep Wrangler - Serpentine/Drive Belt - West Palm Beach, Florida
Adam was knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. The overheating issue w/ my Jeep has been corrected.

Christopher

10 years of experience
76 reviews
Christopher
10 years of experience
Toyota Corolla - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Cypress, Texas
Christopher was here for about 2 hours and he did quite a bit of work. The worksite was left clean, which was much to my liking. He had to change out the transmission oil and engine oil in my Mother's car. Who would have known that you could have this done in your own garage, with no mess or hassle.
Jeep Wrangler - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Katy, Texas
Chris really went out of his way to get my Jeep back on the road. He had to order a part and even though the scheduling system had me waiting almost a week for him to return, he actually showed up the next day! Great service, great communication!

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