Kia Serpentine Belt Replacement

Local Certified Kia Serpentine Belt Replacement in Ann Arbor, MI

Your engine is the source of all the power in your car, providing the wheels and vital systems with the power necessary to run your vehicle. However, while the wheels need that power in the form of torque, there are other systems that need to be run by the engine, requiring a part of that power for their proper functioning. These systems are run by the serpentine belt, which runs from the engine to all the pulleys that drive these systems, and when it gets old, it needs replacement with an OEM serpentine belt from our parts department. That’s why we provide serpentine belt replacement at LaFontaine Kia of Ann Arbor.

What Is a Serpentine Belt?

The serpentine belt is a long rubber belt that weaves itself back and forth between various pulleys connected to your car’s systems. Because it snakes back and forth, it gets the name “serpentine”, meaning like a snake, and it runs from one system to the next, providing the power from the engine in the form of belt movement. That belt movement turns the pulleys that run your air conditioning, alternator, power steering, and other systems, causing them to function properly while driving. A serpentine belt and a timing belt are not the same belts, as the timing belt runs between two parts of the engine and helps it function as it should.

When to Get Your Serpentine Belt Replaced

The serpentine belt can last a long time, and in Kia vehicles, it’s recommended it gets changed every 50,000 to 100,000 miles, depending on when it becomes too worn to function properly. To know exactly when that is, Kia recommends your serpentine belt to be inspected regularly, which means letting our certified technicians look at the serpentine belt and let you know if it needs a replacement. If you leave your serpentine belt too long without inspecting it, it can snap and render all the systems that it runs useless.

Come to LaFontaine Kia of Ann Arbor for Serpentine Belt Replacement

Our service center is the premier Kia serpentine belt replacement provider for Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Dexter, and the surrounding areas. We provide a courtesy transportation shuttle and rental car services when you need to get somewhere urgently while your car is with us, and we also have a comfortable waiting area for when you have the time to stay and relax. We provide free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs along with our complimentary beverage and coffee bar, and we’re eager to show you how good service can be. Set up your appointment with our online scheduler or call today!

Complimentary LaFontaine Kia Amenities

  • Courtesy Transportation Shuttle
  • Complimentary Beverage & Coffee Bar
  • Online Service Scheduling
  • Vending Machines

Service Info

Phone Numbers:Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • SunClosed

LaFontaine Kia is located at: 444 James L. Hart Pkwy • Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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