Lexus of Peoria

Lexus RC 300 Engine Belts at Lexus of Peoria near Chatham, IL 62629

Components in a car wear out eventually; it is something that is simply inevitable. But the service team at Lexus of Peoria near Chatham, IL 62629 can make things work better and last longer with regular maintenance, and also by replacing certain parts in a timely manner. Engine belts are a part of your Lexus RC 300 that you don’t think to have serviced regularly, but can seriously affect the performance of your car. Here at Lexus of Peoria near Chatham, IL 62629, our Service Department technicians will check your Lexus RC 300 engine belt for wear and tear and also let you know if it’s time to replace them.

The engine belt, also known as a serpentine belt, connects your engine to other parts of your Lexus RC 300, such as the alternator, air-conditioning compressor, the power steering pump, and water pump. Needless to say, if your engine belt should fail, all these connected parts that require the engine to power them would cease to function, making your vehicle inoperable. This is why it is very important to pay close attention to your belt’s wear-and-tear. Signs like cracks, fraying, or stretching are usually good indicators that it is time for a replacement.

On older vehicles, engines had multiple belts for each individual powered component, which not only took up more space, but was also less efficient. As each belt would wear down differently, vehicles would experience inconsistent or compromised performance. Having replaced multiple belts with a single serpentine belt that winds around all pulleys reduces slip, increases belt life, and decreases the load on the engine, which in turn contributes to improved fuel economy. A single engine belt also means that it is much easier to maintain and replace. Be sure to schedule a service appointment for a professional assessment of your engine belt’s condition here at Lexus of Peoria near Chatham, IL 62629.

Another thing to keep in mind when it comes to Lexus RC 300 engine belts is that even though this component may not be to be replaced just yet, it can still need adjustment or tightening. The serpentine belt may need to be manually tensioned, or may come with hydraulic or spring-loaded tensioning. In case of the latter, these self-tensioning mechanisms may still require servicing from time to time to keep them in optimal condition. On average, a serpentine belt will last between 60,000 to 100,000 miles without needing to be switched out.

Now that you know the importance of having the engine belt checked, make sure you pay us a visit at Lexus of Peoria near Chatham, IL 62629 for our Lexus RC 300 engine belt service and replacement. With our professional technicians and authentic replacement parts, your vehicle is sure to roll out smoothly from our garage.

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Service Hours

Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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Lexus of Peoria
7301 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614 Get Directions

Service

Service Advisor RODNEY  SHOOP
RODNEY SHOOP
Service Advisor
Lexus Master Certified
(309) 690-6562
Service Advisor CLAYTON  PATRICK
CLAYTON PATRICK
Service Advisor
Lexus Master Certified
Service Advisor NICOLE  MORENO
NICOLE MORENO
Service Advisor
Lexus Master Certified
Service Scheduler VANESSA  PURNELL
VANESSA PURNELL
Service Scheduler
Lexus Master Certified
(309) 690-6510
Service Scheduler  BRANDI BUCHNER
BRANDI BUCHNER
Service Scheduler
Service Scheduler  LAURA SCHIERER
LAURA SCHIERER
Service Scheduler
Parts Consultant DAVE  BURKS
DAVE BURKS
Parts Consultant
Diagnostic Specialist KASEY  JONES
KASEY JONES
Diagnostic Specialist
Technician CRAIG  BASSETT
CRAIG BASSETT
Technician
Technician DAVE  GILLETT
DAVE GILLETT
Technician
Technician JOE  WINKLER
JOE WINKLER
Technician
Technician ZACH  BAUER
ZACH BAUER
Technician
Technician PAUL POLLITT
PAUL POLLITT
Technician
Lot Attendant BRIAN PEEPER
BRIAN PEEPER
Lot Attendant
Receptionist BECCA BEAL
BECCA BEAL
Receptionist
Receptionist BRITTANY SCHWINDENHAMMER
BRITTANY SCHWINDENHAMMER
Receptionist
Receptionist Mikayla  Boyer
Mikayla Boyer
Receptionist