A serpentine belt is a crucial factor in driving the air conditioner, power steering, alternator and various other pumps and accessories. With the location the serpentine belt is placed, there is a high possibility of getting oil that will make it slip preventing the proper circulation to keep the engine cool. Additionally, if there is oil spotted on the serpentine belt finding out where the oil is coming from is crucial before placing a new serpentine belt back in place.

Unfortunately, a serpentine belt doesn’t last forever. Our Arlington ASE Certified Technicians will check your serpentine belt during every oil change assuring you the longest duration possible. If the serpentine belt starts to go bad our Arlington mechanics recommend getting it replaced before it snaps. As mentioned above Arlington City Garage mechanics can inspect for abrasions on the serpentine belt during an oil change.

A helpful hint to remember is if you notice a crack approximately three millimeters apart it is time to replace your serpentine belt. The cost of a serpentine belt {differ depending on the vehicle, but you can make an appointment online for your local Arlington City Garage today.

Come by your Arlington City Garage auto repair location for your next serpentine belt replacement. By filling out the information on the left you can make an appointment to get your vehicle inspected by one of our Arlington ASE Certified Technicians. All locations offer Free WiFi or you can drop it off and one of our Arlington mechanics will bring it to your home or office when service is complete. Also, don’t forget to become a City Garage Preferred Customer to save on your next serpentine belt replacement or other offered services and repairs.