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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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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!
He was really professional and he pointed out exactly what my car needed.

Robert

18 years of experience
630 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Arrived early, completed work quickly and professionally. Thanks Robert!

Chad

14 years of experience
76 reviews
Chad
14 years of experience
Very professional, arrived at time promised, we were very pleased, with his work and will definitely use him again, Thanks, Chad

Nathan

15 years of experience
191 reviews
Nathan
15 years of experience
Timely, professional, competent

Curtis

27 years of experience
163 reviews
Curtis
27 years of experience
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Matthew

31 years of experience
652 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
He was friendly and on time. Did the job in a timely manner. Great work.

Junior

24 years of experience
69 reviews
Junior
24 years of experience
Great work at a decent price. Will definitely refer Junior and YourMechanic to friends.

James

29 years of experience
485 reviews
James
29 years of experience
Fantastic service. Customer service was great, fixed my Nissan Xterra with no issues. It runs great. James showed up one time, completed the work quickly and provided me information on what was fixed and what needed to be completed on the car. Will not hesitate to book in the future. Sandra

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
My vehicle's issue was quickly assessed and repaired. Happy with service and will gladly use Maxwell to finish my other pending repairs.

Samadullah

8 years of experience
31 reviews
Samadullah
8 years of experience
This is my second time using Sam to work on my vehicle and he is a professional through and through. I have found my new go-to mechanic in NoVA !


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Auburn?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Ford F-250 Super Duty $240 $159.63 $79.99 10% $267.13
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2014 Nissan Altima $160 $80.22 $79.99 14% $187.72
2007 BMW X5 $279 $175.16 $103.98 11% $314.91
2006 Mercedes-Benz G500 $254 $142.52 $111.98 13% $293.02
2012 Porsche Panamera $258 $178.23 $79.99 9% $285.73

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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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