How To Replace Serpentine Belts?
The serpentine belt is one of the most important accessories in any fleet truck and plays an important role in engine drive systems. Not only does it help power the alternator, but it powers the steering pump, air conditioning compressor and even the water pump. When the serpentine belt begins to fail, it will trigger the check engine light and cause ticking noises and poor engine performance.
If you are wondering how long serpentine belts last it can range from 60,000 to 100,000 miles in most commercial vehicles; so, if you are a long-haul driver, you will probably need to frequently maintain and replace your serpentine belts and belt-related components. Keep reading to have all your questions answered about serpentine belt maintenance and repair.