Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Bel Air.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
PATRICK WAS THE MOST AWESOME MECHANIC THAT I HAVE EVER MET THUS FAR. HE WAS PROMPT,HELPFUL, QUICK, AND FRIENDLY. I RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYBODY THAT NEEDS ASSISTANCE WITH THEIR VEHICLE, ALSO BECAUSE HE CHARGES A VERY GOOD PRICE! THANK YOU PAT!

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
Joseph is courteous, punctual, very detailed oriented. Takes time and effort to get the job done correctly! Will discuss any issues with you in an open and honest manner. Highly recommend!!

Jonathan

33 years of experience
360 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Always excellent and efficient

Melvin

12 years of experience
157 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin called me the day before my appointment (on Super Bowl Sunday nonetheless) to talk about the issues with my car. He arrived a tad early and fixed my car into the dark of night. I had to go to work and he didn't feel comfortable leaving my key in the console in the car and so he brought it to me at work! Melvin was top notch and my car is all the better because of him.

Scott

32 years of experience
345 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Great guy

Omar

23 years of experience
14 reviews
Omar
23 years of experience
Omar was awesome, he diagnosed the problem quickly and had the tensioner replaced and the new belt on in no time. Great experience all around.

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
His work always have been great. Nice and diligent person

Enrique

19 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
19 years of experience
Again, Enrique came to the rescue. Professional and knowledgeable, easy-going yet efficient. He gives as much detail as you want, and ensures that you understand what's going on with your engine. He is first class at making sure you know what the most important things to fix are, and is happy to work with your schedule. Any maintenance I have from now on, no matter what car I have, is going through Enrique.

Pardeep

19 years of experience
578 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
On time, informative, friendly and super helpful. Fixed my light which was not right too.

William

32 years of experience
204 reviews
William
32 years of experience
great


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Bel Air?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Buick LaCrosse $277 $132.72 $143.98 15% $326.22
2009 Volvo V70 $234 $98.43 $135.98 16% $281.18
2012 Chevrolet Traverse $253 $132.72 $119.98 14% $293.97
2011 Audi TT Quattro $181 $93.23 $87.98 14% $211.48
2012 BMW 550i $332 $228.46 $103.98 9% $368.21
2013 Ford Mustang $167 $86.84 $79.99 14% $194.34

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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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How can we help?

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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