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Auto Repair FAQs: How often do belts need to be replaced?

How often do belts need to be replacedWhen it comes to auto repair, most of us are not as knowledgeable as we should be. As a result, our cars and our wallets suffer. Well, we at Auto Stop Limited have decided to take a stand. We have decided that it is important to educate you on some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) auto repair questions around. This week, we are going to answer the question “How often do belts need to be replaced?

Most experts recommend changing v-belts every 38,000 to 46,000 miles and Serpentine belts ever 50,000 miles. But remember, it is always better to be safe than sorry. It is relatively inexpensive to replace a belt. Fixing issues resulting from a broken belt can be more expensive.

It is also much more convenient to replace a belt before it breaks. No one wants to be stranded on the side of the road, right?

Warning Signs of Potential Belt Problems

  1. Squealing
  2. Grinding
  3. Rattling
  4. Rumbling
  5. Hissing

If you notice any of the above warning signs, if it is time to replace your belts, or if you would just rather be safe than sorry before heading out on your summer road trip, bring your car, van, or truck to Auto Stop Limited today! Our mechanics are highly trained and use state-of-the-art Automotive diagnostic equipment to pinpoint your particular issues, repair it, and get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We promise to diagnose your auto repair problems in an honest and professional manner and all of our work is 100% guaranteed!

If you have any questions about our blog, “Auto Repair FAQs: How often do belts need to be replaced?” please contact Auto Stop by calling 410-467-7600 or visit AutoStopLTD.com today! You can also follow Auto Stop on FacebookTwitter, and Google+.

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