Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement costs $184 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$184 to $196
Labor: $84 -$96
Parts: $100
Average Dealer price
$311
Average Shop price
$224
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2009 Volkswagen TiguanL4-2.0L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$191.65Shop/Dealer Price$235.98 - $329.78
2011 Volkswagen TiguanL4-2.0L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$189.65Shop/Dealer Price$233.57 - $325.95
2012 Volkswagen TiguanL4-2.0L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$189.65Shop/Dealer Price$233.52 - $325.85
2010 Volkswagen TiguanL4-2.0L TurboService typeDrive Belt Tensioner ReplacementYourMechanic Price$189.65Shop/Dealer Price$233.55 - $325.89
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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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