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Optibelt Belt Drives
Learn more about our new range of drive belts from Optibelt.
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- When does my car's serpentine belt need replacing?
The drive belt can wear, crack, fray or disintegrate as it ages. You may experience slipping or squealing that indicates the belt isn’t running smoothly. The serpentine belt also needs to be replaced if it becomes contaminated by fluid or it becomes misaligned. The check engine light may come on, or you may experience performance loss.
A Natrad technician can check and tighten your drive belt or provide a serpentine belt replacement if required.
- How often should my car's belt drive system be inspected?
It’s a good idea to have your car’s belt drive system inspected annually. Ask your Natrad technician to check the drive belt of your vehicle when you have your annual cooling system inspection done right before summer.
- Does Natrad install belts that meet my vehicle's specifications?
Yes, we do. Natrad installs belts from Optibelt that meet your vehicle’s specifications. These belts meet the same standards as original equipment quality or better. These durable belts will provide your car with a quiet, cost-effective, and long-lasting drive solution.
- Can I perform a serpentine belt replacement myself?
If you have mechanical experience, you can replace the serpentine or fan belt yourself. This job is relatively easy to perform on old vehicles. It can be a little more complicated to carry out on modern or front-wheel drive vehicles due to the placement of the engine and tight working space.
If you aren’t sure, have a Natrad specialist technician replace the belt for you. You can rest assured the serpentine belt will be correctly installed and tensioned.
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