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Was told I need a fan belt. How do I know for sure if I do or don't.

When do you change the fanbelt and how do you know when it needs to be changed? What is a reasonable price to have it done?

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    Thanks. Being a woman and knowing nothing about cars its hard to know if these places are just trying to make extra money.

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There could be several fanbelts. If it's a serpentine belt, there's only one.

Belts need changing when they start developing cracks, cuts or there is obvious damage. This could hapen in the 30,000 - 60,000 mile range.

The price varies widely. I would guess the average to be $100 - $300.

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