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How long does a serpentine belt last?

How long does a serpentine belt last? Serpentine belt life A factory installed EPDM serpentine belt has an average life of about 100,000 miles. Belts installed prior to the 2000 model year were made from neoprene and had a life of only 60,000 miles. At that point they’d develop heat cracks. EPDM belts don’t crack like neoprene belts so you can’t tell their condition with a visual inspection. You have to use a belt wear gauge. How to use a serpentine belt wear gauge Obtain a belt wear gauge tool … Read More


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