WHAT IS A DRIVE BELT?
The drive belt is a rubber belt with nylon cords incorporated throughout to provide greater strength and durability. They are connected to the crankshaft pulley, which allows them to transit drive to the accessories they are connected to.This provides your power steering, air conditioning and alternator output when the engine is running.
SYMPTOMS OF A FAILLING DRIVE BELT
>Loud squeaking noise from the engine bay
>Power steering heavy or not working
>Air conditioning not working
WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE YOUR DRIVE BELT REPLACED?
The drive belt connects all the components to the engine and transfers the engine power to the accessories allowing them to operate correctly.
The power steering, alternator, air conditioning, and water pump(on some vehicles), will fail to operate if there is an issue with the drive belt.