Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Algonquin.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Very professional and polite. Explained the process. Would book again.
Very pleased with Yahshif. He explained everything that he repaired and completed the job within the time promised by Your Mechanic. He was very knowledgeable and extremely professional.

Emmette

34 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
34 years of experience
Highly qualified and very efficient. Always on time for the appointment and makes sure the job gets done correctly.
Emmette was awesome. He was early to the appointment and performed the job in less time than required. I was very surprised. He did an inspection of my car and let me know of other things that has to be repaired. I was very pleased with his service and I will be requesting him again for the next service! Thanks Emmette!

David

19 years of experience
107 reviews
David
19 years of experience
What an awesome lifesaver!! David was very fun and professional and got the job done very quickly. He took the time to show me exactly what was happening each step of the way. I will NEVER go to the dealer or another shop again!

Tinashe

11 years of experience
272 reviews
Tinashe
11 years of experience
Professional, friendly, timely, and knowledgeable. So much better experience than with any dealership service department.

Wilson

11 years of experience
289 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Amazing and personable service. I feel like he's my personal mechanic now.

Gustavo

15 years of experience
44 reviews
Gustavo
15 years of experience
As I stated in a review for Gustavo on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, he is a sincere, professional mechanic! I am very satisfied with Mr. Gonzalez’s expertise! Thank you and, when needed, I will request your company and Gustavo Gonzalez! Continued Blessings, Sandy Arneson

Ben

39 years of experience
1132 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was excellent!!!! He was earlier than the appointment time. He is very friendly and professional and I would live for you guys to send him back out on another repair job for me. As far as the company, love, love, love. Thanks for offering this kind of professional business !!!!

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Prompt, efficient and professional!

Clarissa

25 years of experience
164 reviews
Clarissa
25 years of experience
I was very happy with the service Clarissa provided. She showed up on time, was courteous, professional and completed the work in the time that was estimated. This was the most pleasant experience I have had with a mechanic in years. I will definately be reaching out to Clarissa for future work. Thanks Clarissa!

David

26 years of experience
142 reviews
David
26 years of experience
Great!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Algonquin?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Algonquin. Our mechanics in Algonquin are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Algonquin.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Ford Five Hundred $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66
2009 Hyundai Sonata $380 $267.88 $111.98 9% $418.38
2011 Mazda CX-9 $204 $115.63 $87.98 12% $233.88
2005 BMW 330xi $227 $107.13 $119.98 15% $268.38
2015 BMW X5 $209 $97.21 $111.98 15% $247.71
2006 Ford Mustang $162 $82.03 $79.99 14% $189.53

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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.

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