Your serpentine belt is responsible for powering a number of components in your vehicle, including: your alternator, air conditioning, compressor, power steering, water pump, radiator fan, and more.
As time goes on, your timing belt will need to be replaced as it becomes cracked, torn, stretched or worn due to regular wear and tear. We also service cars that have timing chains. USA Automotive will know which type of belt your vehicle was built with. While you may be here asking “Can I fix my serpentine belt?” It may be possible, but it is often cheaper to replace it.
When you open up the hood of your car, you can easily locate the serpentine belt because, like it’s name, it is a long belt that snakes around the front side of your vehicle’s engine.
In the event that your serpentine belt fails to work properly, you will definitely notice due to the fact that it affects so many areas of your vehicle.
Only a reputable auto technician should inspect and attempt to repair your serpentine belt. Doing so will prevent more costly repairs down the road.
Some of the key things that we look at include:
At USA Automotive, our auto technicians are certified experts in serpentine belt replacement and repair. We will always discuss all of your options so you know if it’s better to replace or fix your serpentine belt.
If you notice any of the above signs of trouble, contact us immediately. Our shop is a leader in serpentine belt replacement in Raleigh, and we have the tools, equipment, and experts to get you back on the road safely and quickly.
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