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AC Belt Replacement At Your Home Or Office

Let a certified mechanic replace your AC belt right where you're parked.

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How the AC Belt Replacement Process Works

We make AC belt replacement simple and easy.

Get Your Free Repair Quote

Submit an AC belt replacement request for your specific vehicle.

Select Your Service Date

Your service advisor will help find a time and day that works best for you.

We come replace your AC belt

A NuBrakes mechanic will arrive on-site and replace your AC belt!


Average Job Cost


The average cost to replace your AC belt is $58 - $126. Pricing may vary based on the type of car you have, as well as the type of (and quality) auto shop that you go to. At NuBrakes, our technicians come to your office or home to do the repair. We don’t markup our parts and have minimal overhead, meaning, we provide you a convenient and low-cost repair option.

When evaluating the cost of drive belt replacement, you may want to consider:

  • The quality and type of the AC belts
  • Your vehicle's manufacturer and model
  • Auto shop’s labor costs


It’s important to be in tune with your AC belt replacement options and how the type of shop will affect the pricing they offer to you. Dealerships will always be the most expensive option for AC belt replacements. Traditional brick and mortar repair shops will typically provide more affordable brake repair prices than the dealership. However, mobile brake repair services, like NuBrakes, usually provide the best prices because they have significantly less operational overhead… And not to mention, a much more convenient experience… A true win-win.


Still have questions about AC belt replacements? We're here to help.

What is an AC belt?

The AC belt is a simple yet important part of your AC system. It’s a connection between the AC compressor clutch and the engine crankshaft powering the compressor via your vehicle’s engine.

How do I know when my AC belt needs to be replaced?

Check these signs to determine if it's time for your AC belt to be replaced:

1. Your AC will make a loud squealing sound when it is on.

2. If you notice cracks in the belt, then it’s a sign for it to be replaced.

3. Once the AC belt snaps and your AC system stops working.

4. Your windshield defroster isn’t working properly though this is a less common sign, it still might indicate that your AC belt has snapped or is slipping since some vehicles have their defroster connected to the AC system.

Is it safe to drive on a damaged AC belt?

If your vehicle uses one belt that powers all your car’s components it isn’t recommended to drive your car however if your vehicle has a separate AC belt, the only consequence will be driving without AC so if you’re comfortable with your windows down in warm weather then it won’t be a problem.

Why should I replace my AC belt?

If your AC belt isn’t working, your AC system won’t work as well. If you live in a place with a warmer climate, you can drive a car without worrying about your AC by rolling down the windows, however, it will be hot. Relatedly, you'll need a working AC Belt to warm the vehicle in cold climates.

How often should I replace my AC belt?

Usually, a car belt lasts between 30,000 to 40,000 miles. But it will also depend on how much you use your car, how frequently you use your AC, and other factors. Make sure to a your professional mechanic if your AC belt needs to be replaced.

Can I replace the AC belt myself?

Here are some steps to guide you on replacing your AC belt:

1. Find the AC belt, it’s usually found at the front of the engine compartment.

2. Know which type of belt you have.

For serpentine belt

  • Find the belt tensioner and turn it using a socket.
  • Remove the belt from the pulleys by sliding it while holding the tensioner.
  • Position the new belt. Push or pull the tensioner to install the new one.

For v-belt

  • Find and loosen or remove the compressor pivot.
  • Push the compressor away from the belt.
  • Detached the old belt by sliding.
  • Position and install the new belt.
  • Push the compressor back and check the belt tension.
  • Turn your vehicle on and check your AC.

Why NuBrakes?

We Come To You

Our mobile mechanics deliver top-rated services at your home or office for up to 40% less than a repair shop.

Better Prices

We're 10-40% more affordable on average compared to dealerships and shops so you'll be saving time AND money.

Flexible Availability

Have a specific time and day that you need your vehicle services? Our service advisors are here to help — contact us to today!

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