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Brake vacuum pumps are designed to provide the vacuum force needed to operate a vacuum brake booster.

Brake Vacuum Pumps can be mechanically driven, via a belt or electrically powered.

When the brake vacuum pump fails, you will typically experience either a pedal which is very stiff or your pedal intermittently change from operating normally, to become stiff.

Common symptoms 

  • Increased pedal stiffness
  • Increased braking distance
  • Noise from vacuum pump
  • Frozen pulley on vacuum pump

How much will it cost?

The typical cost for the testing and replacement of a drive or serpentine belt is between $80-$120 for parts and labor.

The cost depends on your specific make, model and year. 

Here is what is included:

  • Inspection of belt(s)
  • Replacement of worn belts
  • Inspection of pulleys
  • Inspection of tensioner
  • Up to 3 year warranty against defects

Book your appointment

Ready to set up your repair appointment? The whole process can be completed online.  Simply choose a day and time that works for you. Let us know what service you need or what your car issues are. 

You will be contacted with an estimate and the ability to confirm your appoint. We will even send you a reminder.