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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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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

Damian

9 years of experience
397 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Excellent

Jason

18 years of experience
69 reviews
Jason
18 years of experience
Jason was great. He showed up early and fixed the issue requested no problem. He was professional and listened to what the issues were. He acknowledged that he would do some research about other issues I have on the car.

Javier

17 years of experience
32 reviews
Javier
17 years of experience
Javier was very professional, extremely knowledgeable and very customer focused. He took great pains to ensure that my expectations were met. Even as other issues surfaced with the car he worked to keep cost in line with various recommendations. It was my first experience with Your Mechanic and I am happy to say that it was a very pleasant one. I would certainly use the service again and would welcome the opportunity for Javier to be the one to perform that service.

James

28 years of experience
555 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Prompt and professional

Quentin

12 years of experience
9 reviews
Quentin
12 years of experience
Very good job

TJ

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

Tinashe

11 years of experience
260 reviews
Tinashe
11 years of experience
Tinashe was great. He is very knowledgeable and is very willing to teach people about their cars. He helped me figure out what was actually wrong with my car and I ended up saving more money than I intended. Very nice guy!

Paul

31 years of experience
80 reviews
Paul
31 years of experience
Paul is a very knowledgeable mechanic...His 30 years of experience shows...Great guy

Phillip

17 years of experience
200 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
This was my first time using Your Mechanic, and it was so much easier than trying to get your car back and forth between a shop. I will definitely be using Your Mechanic, and Philip again. Philip was prompt courteous and in and out of our lives quickly. I would definitely recommend Philip to anyone heating car help.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Bowie?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Dodge Stratus $135 $54.72 $79.99 16% $162.22
2007 Chevrolet Malibu $190 $110.04 $79.99 12% $217.54
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 $147 $66.85 $79.99 15% $174.35
2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2006 Lincoln Zephyr $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66
2014 Jaguar XFR-S $344 $223.96 $119.98 10% $385.21

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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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