Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Ram Dakota

Ram Dakota Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $146 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$146 to $156
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $76
Average Dealer price
$244
Average Shop price
$178
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2011 Ram DakotaV6-3.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$151.70Shop/Dealer Price$186.65 - $258.81
2011 Ram DakotaV8-4.7LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$150.19Shop/Dealer Price$184.83 - $255.91
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All about Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement

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.

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