Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $196 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$138 to $286
Labor: $70 -$144
Parts: $68 -$142
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$230 to 451
Average Shop price
$169 to 327
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2004 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$204.89Shop/Dealer Price$253.13 - $365.18
2008 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$156.55Shop/Dealer Price$192.20 - $259.74
2006 Volkswagen BeetleL5-2.5LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$156.55Shop/Dealer Price$192.14 - $259.64
2005 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$202.39Shop/Dealer Price$250.05 - $360.27
2002 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.9L Turbo DieselService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$230.56Shop/Dealer Price$284.64 - $407.64
2005 Volkswagen BeetleL4-1.8L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$204.89Shop/Dealer Price$253.12 - $365.18
1999 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$205.51Shop/Dealer Price$254.00 - $366.58
2001 Volkswagen BeetleL4-2.0LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$202.39Shop/Dealer Price$250.08 - $360.31
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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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