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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Tony

12 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience
Tony was great, a true professional through and through. I would recommend him highly. And I also recommended the service to a friend that same day

Chris

14 years of experience
414 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Great service, nice person!

Kenneth

18 years of experience
493 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Service excellent

Nathan

27 years of experience
260 reviews
Nathan
27 years of experience
A great guy

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan showed up on time then got right to work and finished the job quickly. Vehicle runs great and no more Power Steering whine! Dan knows what he is doing!! I would be happy to hire him again to take care of any of my vehicles!!!

Michael

23 years of experience
69 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Mike was very honest and professional. He took his time with the work and was able to do it the very same day. He’s very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. Thank you Mike! Will be using again in the future.

Lee

36 years of experience
81 reviews
Lee
36 years of experience
Great mechanic, would use again

Joseph

25 years of experience
488 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
He’s honest and professional, I will highly recommend him.

Kevin

22 years of experience
245 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Kevin was great very knowledgeable and explained everything to me step by step. Highly recommend.

Carlos

15 years of experience
225 reviews
Carlos
15 years of experience
Carlos was excellent and a great help! Couldn't have asked for a better first-time customers experience. Would totally request service for future needs and recommend.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Alpine?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Alpine. Our mechanics in Alpine 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 Alpine.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Honda Pilot $188 $107.66 $79.99 12% $215.16
2007 Pontiac Torrent $146 $65.81 $79.99 15% $173.31
2005 Honda Element $180 $99.93 $79.99 13% $207.43
2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 $263 $150.97 $111.98 12% $301.47
2011 Audi A8 Quattro $274 $193.52 $79.99 9% $301.02
2008 Jaguar XJR $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66

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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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