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Serpentine Belt Replacement

Serpentine Belt Replacement

Nissan Serpentine Belt Replacement in St. Joseph, MO

Every Nissan car, truck, van, and SUV has a drive-belt system to power essential components. The drive-belt system relies on the serpentine belt that accepts engine power and snakes around a series of pullies distributing engine power into each component. The serpentine belt needs to be in good condition because it provides power for components, such as the water pump, alternator, power steering pump, and air conditioning compressor.

Serpentine belts are durable, but they can also get excessive wear and damages in certain driving conditions. If your vehicle has a worn, damaged, or broken serpentine belt, we invite you to get the serpentine belt service that you need from us at Rolling Hills Nissan. Our Service Department is conveniently located in St. Joseph, MO near Elwood, KS, and Savannah, MO.

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Warning Signs of a Faulty Serpentine Belt

The serpentine belt is vital for your vehicle’s driving comfort, reliability, and safety. If a worn or damaged serpentine belt breaks while the engine is running, it can cause severe problems quickly, such as engine overheating due to an inactive water pump.

Another serious consequence would be an inoperable power steering system. It is crucial to get the serpentine belt replaced if it starts to show any of the most common warning signs of a problem. Here are the common warning signs of a faulty belt:

  • Noise – stretched, frayed, or peeled serpentine belts often cause strange sounds described as squeaks, chirps, or squeals.
  • Excessive Wear / Damage – physical wear or damage are telltale signs of a defect; watch out for fraying, cracking, and rib separation.
  • Engine Overheats – a faulty serpentine belt won’t activate the water pump vital for engine cooling; the engine can overheat within minutes without a serpentine belt.

What does a Serpentine Belt Replacement Include?

At Rolling Hills Nissan, Serpentine Belt Replacement begins with an expert technician and a genuine Nissan OEM Part. The old serpentine belt is removed with the new one installed according to factory specifications. The expert technician will inspect each drive-belt system component, especially the component’s pulley’s meeting the new Serpentine Belt. Rest assured that the service we provide will do everything necessary to restore the Serpentine Belt to peak performance at factory specifications.

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  • Refreshments & Snacks
  • WiFi
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  • Keurig Drinks
  • Early Bird Drop Off
  • After Hours Drop/Pick Up

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