We use a customized machine (RTI RHS980) that has been specifically designed to test and diagnose any and all automotive A/C problems.
Serpentine Belt & Timing Belt Replacement
FOR OVER A CENTURY, FIRESTONE HAS BEEN ONE OF THE NATION’S MOST TRUSTED NAMES IN CAR REPAIR.
Maintaining your serpentine belts, fan belts and timing belts is incredibly important to the overall health of your car. If any of these belts stop working, you risk serious damage to the car’s vital systems, including the car’s engine, alternator, air conditioner, and power steering pump. In short, if you wait too long for a serpentine replacement, fan or timing belt replacement, you’re facing expensive and time-consuming auto repair services.
ALTERNATOR REPAIR SERVICES
Your car’s serpentine belt and timing belt replacement schedule is based on the make and model of your vehicle and can be found in the vehicle manufacturer recommendations. When you call or come into your local Firestone Complete Auto Care store, one of our experienced, ASE-certified tire and auto service professionals can tell you when your specific car’s timing belt and serpentine belt replacement is recommended. Most engine belts need replacement between 60,000 and 100,000 miles on all vehicles.
SIGNS OF SERPENTINE BELT AND TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT
Any of the following issues can indicate you need a serpentine belt replacement or a timing belt repair:
- Signs of fraying, tears or cracks on the belt
- Squealing, chirping or growling noises from the belts
- Difficulty starting the car
- Vibrating engine or shaking car
- Overheating car
- Loss of engine power