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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

592

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Dan

37 years of experience
730 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!!!

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
He was Awesome!!!

Joseph

18 years of experience
433 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Excellent service.

Henry

32 years of experience
138 reviews
Henry
32 years of experience
Very professional friendly.

Fred

15 years of experience
337 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
Mr. Hill was on time as scheduled,. He had the correct parts to repair my car. He was courteous and very knowledgeable I will use him again as needed.

Galvani

25 years of experience
16 reviews
Galvani
25 years of experience
I am a 110% satisfied customer with Galvanis service. He is one of the most knowledgeable and professional auto mechanics I have dealt with. In future I plan to use his service again!!!

Brian

21 years of experience
245 reviews
Brian
21 years of experience
Worked us into his schedule at the last minute. Came fully prepared. Got us back on the road in no time. Very pleasant and didn't mind explaining what he was doing and even showing us along the way. EXCELLENT! WILL DEFINITELY USE AGAIN.

Ben

16 years of experience
114 reviews
Ben
16 years of experience
Ben showed up early, was ready to work and got to work immediately. I did, however, not feel as if he was in a hurry or was trying to just get done with the job. I can confidently say that I will recommend him and look forward to working with him in keeping my E90 running for many, many more miles. Thanks Ben!

Allen

34 years of experience
441 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
The guy was awesome and honest. He will tell you what is wrong, ways to fix it, and tips. He was early to the app interment and did a really good job. I will use him again in the future. Oh, and the parts they use are new, higher quality. Can't go wrong with that. this is so much better than driver to a mechanic shop.

Russell

22 years of experience
356 reviews
Russell
22 years of experience
This was my first time using this service, and Russell made it easy. He was fast, efficient, and didn't talk to me like I didn't understand.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Arlington?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Honda Crosstour $274 $193.73 $79.99 9% $301.23
2011 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2007 Mercury Mariner $151 $70.52 $79.99 15% $178.02
2009 Lincoln MKX $204 $115.63 $87.98 12% $233.88
2012 BMW 535i GT xDrive $281 $97.21 $183.97 18% $344.46
2008 Audi S5 $453 $204.97 $247.96 15% $538.22

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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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