Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen R32

Volkswagen R32 Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $249 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$248 to $261
Labor: $91 -$104
Parts: $157
Average Dealer price
$435
Average Shop price
$305
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2008 Volkswagen R32V6-3.2LService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$260.91Shop/Dealer Price$322.27 - $463.86
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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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