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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Kenneth

18 years of experience
493 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Kenneth fixed the problem in a timely manner and it was nice to not need more work done on my car than originally thought and therefore saving me money. My car sounds great now! Thanks Kenneth.
Service excellent

Tien

21 years of experience
896 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
So professional and experienced.He knew what he was doing therefore saved time.
Everything is smooth

Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience

Kim

22 years of experience
93 reviews
Kim
22 years of experience
Excellent service

David

14 years of experience
596 reviews
David
14 years of experience
Overall great experience with David. He showed up and did exactly what he was booked to do, repair my belt tensioner. He let me know of anything he needed to do, and updated me with any issues he came across. Once he installed the new part I provided, he gave me a rundown of services I should get in the near future, I’ve seen some bad reviews on this company, but honestly my first experience has been fairly good. Only downside is I have a puddle stain of coolant on the ground in my parking space, but that can be remedied with a little scrubbing. My advice is if you use this service, buy your own parts from a retailer like auto zone, they’re cheaper and most parts come with lifetime warranties. As for the mechanics, David got the job done.

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Friendly and professional! Would for sure recommend this mechanic.

Tom

40 years of experience
205 reviews
Tom
40 years of experience
Tom was on time for the appointment and very friendly. He arrived with everything that he needed with the exception of a couple parts that were later discovered to be needed. Even then, instead of rescheduling the appointment, he was able to get the parts a couple hours later and returned to finish the job. I am very pleased with Toms work and expertise in Volkswagen models. He made sure that my expectations were satisfied and that I was happy with the overall work. Tom is a very honest guy and will work with you to make you happy. He has turned my previous views about YourMechanic around and I will be using Tom from now on to work on my car. Thank you again!!

Paul

23 years of experience
207 reviews
Paul
23 years of experience
Extremely satisfied. Confident in Paul. I appreciate being shown the tensioner (pulley) that was locked up causing my serpentine belt to break twice.

Jonathan

33 years of experience
360 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Very professional

Cody

6 years of experience
97 reviews
Cody
6 years of experience
Cody is very professional and extremely knowledgeable.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Auburndale?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2012 Nissan Murano $233 $152.97 $79.99 10% $260.47
2013 Chevrolet Express 3500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 $215 $94.84 $119.98 16% $256.09
2013 Lincoln MKS $196 $115.63 $79.99 12% $223.13
2008 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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