Subaru BRZ Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile technicians offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More

$172.96 - $182.96

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More


Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Subaru BRZ

Subaru BRZ Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $178 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2014 Subaru BRZH4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$270.93Shop/Dealer Price$329.20 - $477.49
2015 Subaru BRZH4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$270.93Shop/Dealer Price$329.26 - $477.59
2013 Subaru BRZH4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementEstimate$275.93Shop/Dealer Price$333.54 - $481.33
Show example Subaru BRZ Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement prices

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.

Fast and easy 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 Subaru mechanics

Real customer reviews from Subaru owners like you.

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Subaru BRZ Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

14

Rating Summary
13
1
0
0
0
13
1
0
0
0

Lucas

19 years of experience
840 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
Subaru BRZ - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - Los Angeles, California
Lucas understood my priorities, he was experienced, thorough and was a great pleasure to work with. He took considerable time investigating and understanding the things I was concerned about and then explained all of the issues very clearly and professionally.

Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Subaru BRZ - throttle body gasket - Westlake Village, California
Very personable and great at his job. He got me out of the bind I was in. Schedule setup is very flexible. Will call him again if I need help at home.

Ricardo

21 years of experience
199 reviews
Ricardo
21 years of experience
Subaru BRZ - Car is not starting - Miami, Florida
Excellent work, very knowledgeable, pointed me in the right direction to get my car fixed. Would highly recommend.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
706 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Subaru BRZ - Pre-purchase Car Inspection - La Grange, Illinois
Wonderful experience. Would definitely use Yourmechanic.com again!

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Subaru BRZ Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

14

Rating Summary
13
1
0
0
0
13
1
0
0
0
Red-stars EXCELLENT RATING ON
Number of Subaru BRZ services completed
154+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Subaru MECHANICS
500+
experts on our platform

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