Approximately what is the cost at a "service shop" to replace a 1999 lincoln towncar serpentine belt? The RepairPal Site does not accomodate this question.
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Question: Replace Serpentine Belt
Answer #1Valleyautotech March 26, 2010, 13:28Master
You can find a shop here www.repairpal.com/directory and check prices here www.repairpal.com/estimator put in your vehicles info and choose drive belt replacement
Answer #2Visitor, March 26, 2010, 13:37
Thank you RepairPal, I did find an estimate under drive belt which must be the same as serpentine belt!
Answer #3Fina April 09, 2010, 14:13Rookie
I PAID ABOUT $145.00 IN 2009 FOR THIS.
Answer #4Visitor, June 14, 2010, 12:57
1 hour labor plus cost of Belt which is 25-$50.00
Answer #5LimoDave September 20, 2010, 14:32Enthusiast
This procedure is so simple, you can easily do it yourself.
There is a tensioner and an idler pulley.
Put a socket wrench drive handle into the tensioner, and get the tension off the belt.
Remove the belt, and install the new one.
Manipulating the tensioner, slip the new belt over the idler pulley.