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Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Ford Excursion

Ford Excursion Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $166 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2002 Ford ExcursionV8-5.4LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$203.31Shop/Dealer Price$244.67 - $342.25
2003 Ford ExcursionV8-5.4LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$203.31Shop/Dealer Price$244.73 - $342.35
2005 Ford ExcursionV8-6.0L Turbo DieselService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$350.91Shop/Dealer Price$427.26 - $631.29
2005 Ford ExcursionV10-6.8LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$203.31Shop/Dealer Price$246.41 - $345.29
2002 Ford ExcursionV8-7.3L Turbo DieselService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$282.39Shop/Dealer Price$342.36 - $498.37
2004 Ford ExcursionV8-5.4LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$208.31Shop/Dealer Price$248.14 - $344.57
2003 Ford ExcursionV8-7.3L Turbo DieselService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$287.39Shop/Dealer Price$347.14 - $503.00
2003 Ford ExcursionV8-6.0L Turbo DieselService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$345.91Shop/Dealer Price$422.31 - $626.38
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Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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.

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Joseph

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Joseph
26 years of experience
Ford Excursion - Drive Belt Tensioner - Cypress, Texas
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32 years of experience
Ford Excursion - Oil/Fluid Leak - Whittier, California
It was a pleasure meeting with Jermal, he was punctual and I could see from the very onset that he was a well seasoned automotive mechanic. He accurately assessed and diagnosed my vehicle issues and I would definitely recommend him to others.

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Ford Excursion - Glow Plugs - Huntington Beach, California
Very dedicated to his customer, he works very hard to get everything just right he knows his business.

Rocco

21 years of experience
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Rocco
21 years of experience
Ford Excursion - Fuel Pump - Upland, California
Great service. Very professional and knowledgeable. Rocco knew what he was doing. Got the fuel pump replaced in no time and had my Excursion up and running great again!

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