It was last replaced three years ago (7/09); since the car has been driven about 29,200 miles.
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1998 Volvo V70 XC
Question: What is the replacement interval for the serpentine belt on a 1998 Volvo V70 XC?
Answer #1Autohaus Lake Norman from Autohaus Lake Norman, July 07, 2012, 17:24Journeyman
Timing belts on this vehicle are due every 70,000 miles. So you have about another 40,000 miles to go until its due again.
ReplySeagator, July 07, 2012, 19:01Rookie
I probably misled you. It's the Serpentine belt, I.e., the belt that transmits power from the crankcase to the AC compressor, water pump, and alternator, that I meant. What is the replacement interval for this "auxiliary" belt on my 1998 Volvo V70 XC? Many thanks.
its due anytime
ReplySeagator, July 08, 2012, 17:22Rookie
Many thanks. I thought that because I have only driven the car less than 30k miles, I could wait. I guess you advise otherwise?
Replyglobalhelper, July 08, 2012, 19:20Master
preveniyive maint is always a dood idea like oil changes
Answer #3Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, July 18, 2012, 08:33Master
Have a look at the belt, the side that touches the pulleys has a ribbed surface. If it shows any cracks in the ribs, replace the belt.
ReplySeagator, July 18, 2012, 09:01Rookie
Many thanks. Will do as you said.