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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

597

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Chris

20 years of experience
1658 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
As a first time customer i am very impressed with the service set up. Our mechanic Chriss did a great work in sufficient time. He is very professional and knowledgeable which made me feel more confident in his work.
Highly knowledgeable on Landrover cars!

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Great guy, made sure that I knew what the car needed, and how much it would cost and stuck to it. This is a great service, wish I had known about it sooner.
The best mechanic ever!! Straight forward, let you know what options you have!!

Rusty

21 years of experience
367 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Fantastic Service! Rusty was very professional and friendly. He is very knowledgeable about car repairs in general, and specifically my vehicle. He arrived early and came prepared with the right tools and knowledge to take on the job. As it turned out the repair needed less parts that I purchased, and I will be returning what was not needed and saving even more money. Rusty also completed a thorough inspection of my vehicle, inside and out(he is great with paying attention to the details) and let me know of any trouble areas, along providing quotes for services I intend to schedule in the near future. I could not be happier!

Andrew

9 years of experience
552 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
It went great!

Richard

9 years of experience
448 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Richard was very knowledgeable / informative and took great care of our car! He didn't rush through the job and he realized that we actually didn't need a new drive belt and instead found the correct solution to a rattling noise we kept hearing!! He arrived early and immediately got to work. He was extremely professional and is a great mechanic!

David

24 years of experience
71 reviews
David
24 years of experience
David is a very professional and excellent mechanic. He's the only one we trust to work on our cars because we know that he will complete the repair in a safe and professional manner.

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Very professional and polite. Explained the process. Would book again.

TJ

24 years of experience
347 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
Excellent. Shows up on time and is friendly

Omar

10 years of experience
279 reviews
Omar
10 years of experience
Omar was awesome. He is very knowledgeable and willing to offer expert advice. He knew right away what the problem was and addressed if swiftly and professionally. I've already booked additional services with Omar.

Juan

20 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
20 years of experience
A+++experience


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Apex?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Suzuki SX4 $218 $137.68 $79.99 11% $245.18
2013 Volkswagen Golf $173 $93.23 $79.99 13% $200.73
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix $267 $123.48 $143.98 15% $316.98
2013 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2005 Mercedes-Benz G500 $293 $181.10 $111.98 11% $331.60
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG $269 $181.10 $87.98 10% $299.35

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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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Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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