Top Mechanics For Suzuki Drive Belt Replacement & Repairs
Mobile mechanic in Telford, 19 years of experience
I carried out my apprenticeship at an independent Land Rover specialist before moving on to work in a main dealer garage. I then worked with a private company running and maintaining a fleet of vehicles. ...
ANDREW • 11th March 2023
Garage in Stourbridge, 9 years of experience
Worked for Jaguar Land Rover for 5+ years, and since gathered experience with Audi and also Lexus Toyota
IAN • 25th January 2023
Suzuki Swift • Alternator belt replacement
Mobile mechanic in Manchester, 16 years of experience
Having 16 years of experience and going in servicing and repairing vehicles to the highest standards and achieving all targets on time leaving all customers satisficed. Specializing on Mercedes brand but not...
Garage in Dagenham, 30 years of experience
Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...
ROBERT • 6th December 2022
Suzuki Wagon R • Alternator belt replacement
Garage in Norwich , 22 years of experience
I have been involved in cars as a designer, engineer and technician for over 22years. I have designed, developed and built bespoke sports cars, motorbikes, Ambulances and race car trailers over these year...
STEPHEN • 5th December 2022
Suzuki Swift • Alternator belt replacement
Mobile mechanic in Ongar, 24 years of experience
5 years MOT tester 15 years vw audi seat skoda specialists 24 years experience on all makes and models
Garage in Reading, 10 years of experience
Mobile mechanic, pick up and drop off car if extended repair needed, full diagnostic, full service, clutch, suspension, engine repair, cam belt, DPF cleaning, brakes, exhaust and more.
Garage in Gorefield, 20 years of experience
Brought up around cars and vintage machinery from a young age, My interest in Classic cars was apparent early on, After leaving school early I Started off as a apprentice at Paul Marshall Bodyshop in Beccles...
OPHELIA • 15th February 2022
Suzuki Swift • Alternator belt replacement
Garage in Nottingham, 30 years of experience
Bridgeway Garage has been established in Bulwell in Nottingham for over twenty years, serving the local community. We strive to offer the highest level of vehicle servicing across the full Vauxhall range. ...
Garage in Caernarfon, 21 years of experience
Established in 2009, Ricky Mobile Mechanic has over 21 years of experience in the Motor Mechanic profession, and provides Mobile Mechanic services, including 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year re...
MEGAN • 27th September 2021
Suzuki Wagon R • Alternator belt replacement
Mobile mechanic in Derby, 30 years of experience
I have worked for some of the UK’s largest names in motor vehicle repair/breakdown sector Establishing my own business in 2005 offering a professional,friendly and reliable mobile service covering most car...
Garage in Blandford, 20 years of experience
Mobile Mechanic with 20 years experience, all work completed to a high standard using manufacturer recognised parts. I’m in the military so split between the below locations, therefore able to complete work ...
Garage in Teynham, 27 years of experience
Our team of hard working mechanics have many years of experience in the motor industry - this means that your vehicle will be left in good hands at our garage. We have excellent facilities that have the late...
Garage in Stevenage , 20 years of experience
I began my mechanical career with Peugeot/Citroen where I completed my full apprenticeship and spent 4 years there. I moved to work with Renault for around 3 years before moving to VW/Audi for 4 years. I rel...
Mobile mechanic in Merseyside, 24 years of experience
Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...
LILY • 22nd February 2021
Suzuki Jimny • Alternator belt replacement
Frequently asked questions about Suzuki drive belt replacement & repairs
Read our answers to questions about drive belt replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive belt replacement on my Suzuki involve?
As there are a number of different processes that are required for different engines, some or all of the following procedures will apply;
- Mechanic will check for an unusual noise coming from the engine.
- Mechanic will inspect the auxiliary drive tensioner and other belt pulleys.
- If necessary, the mechanic will then replace the serpentine belt tensioner.
- Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced, like the auxiliary belt itself.
- Mechanic will test the auxiliary drive belt system.
- Mechanic will make any adjustments if necessary.
What are the signs of a bad Suzuki serpentine belt?
Typical symptoms of a problematic drive belt include;
- When there is a squeaking noise coming from the engine bay.
- When the steering becomes heavy (PAS pump is not being turned).
- When the battery warning light is on (alternator is not being turned).
- When the engine temperature light is on (water pump is not being turned).
- Any combination of the above!
How long will an auxiliary drive belt or serpentine belt replacement take on my Suzuki?
An auxiliary drive belt or serpentine belt replacement usually takes under 1 hour, but can take more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
How often should Suzuki engine auxiliary belts be replaced?
Auxiliary belts or serpentine belts will need replacing as per the manufacturer's guidelines. Unfortunately it is one of the most common causes of roadside breakdowns and mechanics are constantly being called out to replace them.
When should Suzuki drive belts be replaced?
Auxiliary drive belts or serpentine belts should be replaced as per the manufacturer's guidelines, this can vary depending on your vehicle's make and model. Auxiliary drive belts are expected to last several years, and can last as long as 100,000 miles.
If you experience an issue with the auxiliary drive belt and are not sure whether it needs replacing then it is advisable to get help from a professional mechanic. They can identify exactly which part is at fault and advise on next steps.
What happens when the auxiliary belt breaks on my Suzuki?
If the auxiliary belt breaks the components that are run off the belt will not be able to turn. Depending on your vehicle make and model it can be that alternator is no longer turned, the PAS pump will not be turned, the water pump and air con compressor will not be turned.
How do you know if a Suzuki pulley is misaligned?
Often a chirping noise can point to a misaligned pulley, however can be tricky to distinguish a misaligned pulley from other related problems like a misaligned belt as the symptoms and accompanying sounds are very similar. If you suspect there is any issue with a pulley or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible, driving the vehicle may lead to further complications or damage.
When should Suzuki power steering belt be replaced?
Power steering belts (or serpentine belts) are expected to last several years, and as can last as long as 100,000 miles. Power steering belts are nowadays in most cases not a separate belt, but are known as a serpentine belt which also drives various other ancillary components used by the vehicle. The belt should be replaced as per the manufacturer's guidelines, this can vary depending on your vehicle's make and model.
How do I know if my Suzuki alternator belt is bad?
Alternator belts (or serpentine belts) are expected to last several years, and as can last as long as 100,000 miles. Alternator belts are nowadays known as a serpentine belt which also drives various other ancillary components used by the vehicle and is not a separate belt. The belt should be replaced as per the manufacturer's guidelines, this can vary depending on your vehicle's make and model.
How do I know if my Suzuki fan belt is bad?
Fan belts (nowadays alternator are driven by a serpentine belt) are expected to last several years, and as can last as long as 100,000 miles. The belt that drives the alternator nowadays also drives various other ancillary components used by the vehicle and is not a separate belt and is known as a serpentine belt. The belt should be replaced as per the manufacturer's guidelines, this can vary depending on your vehicle's make and model.
What is the average life of Suzuki drive belts?
The average lifespan of a drive belt is expected to be between 50,000 - 100,000 miles. Modern cars have drive belts that are made from more durable material that can last longer than the ones on the older cars. Ultimately, how long the drive belt will last depends on a number of factors such as the car and driving habits.
What causes Suzuki drive belts to break?
The most common reason for a drive belt to break is simply age and wear. As the belt gets older, it can become brittle and cracked, which can cause it to snap. Other reasons why a drive belt can break include:
* Defective belt tensioner
* Pulley misalignment
* Defective bearings in the tensioner
* Other defective accessories driven by the drive belt
Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Suzuki drive belt replacement?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive belt replacement on your Suzuki. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a drive belt replacement on your Suzuki.
Can mobile mechanics do Suzuki drive belt replacement at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a drive belt replacement at your home or office on your Suzuki, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.
How much does a Suzuki drive belt replacement cost?
The cost for a Suzuki drive belt replacement depends on the model of your Suzuki. Check out the ClickMechanic price below, and find out what you'd pay at a franchise dealer for your Suzuki. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
These estimates may include Auxiliary drive belt/s, Auxiliary drive belt tensioner, Alternator drive/serpentine belt, Alternator drive/serpentine belt tensioner, Fan drive/serpentine belt, Fan drive/serpentine belt tensioner and/or Power steering drive belt/s. We have quotes for 13 model ranges for Suzuki , Drive Belt Replacement.
|Name||ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average||Franchise dealer estimate|
|£63||£77 - £123||Get exact price|
|£59||£78 - £97||Get exact price|
Suzuki Grand Vitara
|£73||£83 - £143||Get exact price|
|£66||£111 - £116||Get exact price|
|£57||£66 - £111||Get exact price|
|£61||£77 - £118||Get exact price|
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|£61||£67 - £120||Get exact price|
Suzuki Wagon R
|£63||£76 - £116||Get exact price|
|£59||£113 - £113||Get exact price|
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Mechanics that work on Suzukis
- Auto Tech Solutions, Broadstairs
- Autosolutions Group Ltd, Great Ellingham
- Brill Services, Portsmouth
- Callzeemechanic, Saffron Walden
- GS Cars, Southumpaton
- Maidment Motors, Sherborne
- Mdv Automotive, Runcorn
- Mobile Mechanic, Nuneaton
- Mouths Motor Company Ltd, Stevenage
- Quinngineer Ltd, Irvine
- RJ Autos, Erith
- SW Automotive, Sutton On Sea
- Selvey Car And Commercial, Nuneaton
- Sjc Automotive, Kings Langley
- T.W Car&Commercial, Morecambe
- Thomas Sproston T/A Commercial Vehicle Care, Brighouse
- WNDS CARS NE LTD, Grange Villa
Recent Suzuki Drive Belt replacement quotes
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