My Serpentine Belt Broke; what other service should I get done at the same time?
The serpentine belt on my 2001 330i just broke about an hour ago while I was on the road. It didn't make a sound or anything, but I knew something was up because my power steering started to give, and then my engine temperature started to rise. I pulled over, saw the broken belt, and got a tow to BMW.
My car was leaking a clear greenish liquid which felt kind of thick, which was perhaps coolant. Do you think my water pump seized?
For sure I have to replace the v-belt, but what other things should I have done while BMW is in there? Should I replace the water pump even if it is OK? Should I also replace the A/C belt? Is there anything else that I should have done?
BMW will be looking at my car tomorrow morning sometime.
Thanks in advance,