Chevrolet Impala Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office.

Our certified mechanics come to you・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Logo-yelp
CUSTOMERS LOVE US ON YELP
4.5 out of 5 (550 reviews)
Icon-warranty_badge-02
SERVICES BACKED BY OUR
12-Month, 12,000-Mile Warranty
How does YourMechanic work?    
Icon-quote-hiw
Get a quote

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance, and diagnostic services, backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.

Icon-calendar-hiw
Book an appointment

Tell us when to meet you at your home or office. We’ll send one of our vetted, top-rated mechanics.

Icon-fixed-hiw
Get your car fixed

Continue with your day while our mechanic fixes your car onsite. You pay only after the job is done.

Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $164 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$111 to $458
Labor: $70 -$208
Parts: $41 -$250
Average Dealer price
$175 to 741
Average Shop price
$134 to 529
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1994 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$152.32Shop/Dealer Price$187.42 - $260.05
2018 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$182.76Shop/Dealer Price$225.54 - $321.05
2005 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.8L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$346.76Shop/Dealer Price$428.13 - $613.33
1996 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$152.32Shop/Dealer Price$187.46 - $260.13
2009 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.3LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$263.56Shop/Dealer Price$321.73 - $411.24
2017 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$569.16Shop/Dealer Price$708.47 - $1093.72
2007 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.3LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$193.56Shop/Dealer Price$237.32 - $316.02
2015 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$235.36Shop/Dealer Price$291.29 - $426.24
Show example Chevrolet Impala Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement prices

Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Drive Belt Tensioner all about?

A Drive Belt Tensioner is a pulley mounted to either a spring mechanism or to an adjustable pivot point that is used to keep constant tension on your serpentine belt. That is the big long belt in the front of your engine.

The tensioner rides on the outside surface of the belt to put pressure, or tension, on the belt and against the pulleys that drive things like the alternator, power steering, air conditioner, etc.

Keep in mind:

Tensioners usually come with pulleys; they are normally replaced together. Also, when replacing a tensioner, the drive belt usually must be removed. A mechanic may recommend replacing the belt as well.

How it's done:

  • Check for any noise in the engine (usually a squeaky or grinding noise).
  • Remove the drive belt(s) (in most cases).
  • Inspect drive belt pulleys.
  • Check the drive belt tensioner.
  • Remove and replace the tensioner if faulty.
  • Start car to see if noise is gone.

Our recommendation:

Your drive belt tensioner should always be inspected when your drive belt is serviced. During routine maintenance and inspection, your drive belt system should be reviewed to make sure that all the components are in working order. The drive belt tensioner will usually last longer than the drive belts, so as long as your tensioner is inspected or replaced when your drive belts are, your belt system should remain in good shape.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Drive Belt Tensioner?

Unusual noise (squeaky or grinding sound) every time you start the engine.

How important is this service?

The air conditioning, power steering, and alternator in your vehicle are given power through the drive belt. The belt is attached to both the crankshaft and these systems, and transfers power from the engine to drive each of these components. The drive belt tensioner is responsible for keeping the tension in the drive belt, which allows it to continue moving and transferring power. When the drive belt tensioner fails, the tension in the drive belt will begin to diminish, and the vehicle will not operate as well.

Fast and easy Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement service at your home or office.

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee

Meet some of our expert Chevrolet mechanics

Real customer reviews from Chevrolet owners like you.

Patrick

29 years of experience
711 reviews
Patrick
29 years of experience
Awesome job. On time, was even a few minutes early and finished quickly. Would definitely book with Patrick again.
2005 CHEVROLET IMPALA - CRANKSHAFT HARMONIC BALANCER - BUDA, TEXAS

Choeun

11 years of experience
146 reviews
Choeun
11 years of experience
Excellent mechanic, professional and prompt. Great Service.
2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA - HEATER BLOWER MOTOR - LATHROP, CALIFORNIA

Michael

21 years of experience
107 reviews
Michael
21 years of experience
Michael was early and showed me what he thinks the problem is and gave me an estimate to fix the problem.
2011 CHEVROLET IMPALA - CAR DOES NOT MOVE WHEN I STEP ON THE GAS PEDAL - ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA

Torrieanto

8 years of experience
68 reviews
Torrieanto
8 years of experience
Would certainly recommend him.
2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA - ALTERNATOR - LAKELAND, FLORIDA
Get an instant quote for your car
Our mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing
Get a quote
CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1994 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$152.32Shop/Dealer Price$187.42 - $260.05
2018 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$182.76Shop/Dealer Price$225.54 - $321.05
2005 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.8L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$346.76Shop/Dealer Price$428.13 - $613.33
1996 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$152.32Shop/Dealer Price$187.46 - $260.13
2009 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.3LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$263.56Shop/Dealer Price$321.73 - $411.24
2017 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$569.16Shop/Dealer Price$708.47 - $1093.72
2007 Chevrolet ImpalaV8-5.3LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$193.56Shop/Dealer Price$237.32 - $316.02
2015 Chevrolet ImpalaV6-3.6LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$235.36Shop/Dealer Price$291.29 - $426.24
Show example Chevrolet Impala Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement prices

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com