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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

557

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Allen

Allen

34 years of experience
419 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.
Awesome job, flexible with schedule and very professional, would absolutely recomend!
Keith

Keith

16 years of experience
259 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Very informative and professional!
Keith is very professional and well versed in his trade. He gave me insight to upcoming services and issues I may encounter that I wasn't aware of. He is certainly diligent, a very thorough and fast worker and does outstanding work! He is very prompt and on-time. I have already scheduled my next appointment with Keith and would highly recommend him.
Kiri

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Got here on time, knew exactly what he was doing. Installed part on car very fast. Thank you!
Toby

Toby

8 years of experience
100 reviews
Toby
8 years of experience
Toby was very prompt and proffessional. He quickly completely the job and explained other necessary additional problems. I will definitely book him for future repairs on my vehicle. And I would highly recommend him to friends and family. He is very skilled and knowledgeable.
Robert

Robert

15 years of experience
28 reviews
Robert
15 years of experience
Robert has a positive attitude and is very professional. He got my vintage (ancient?) Mercedes all patched up and running again. I would definitely recommend Robert without hesitation!
Noe

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
He's great! Everything you want in your mechanic - Knowledgeable, efficient, on time, and trustworthy
Steven

Steven

14 years of experience
95 reviews
Steven
14 years of experience
This was my first time using a mechanic online, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised that my mechanic Steve arrived early and went straight to work. He did a great job, and I will use him again.
Ralph

Ralph

36 years of experience
112 reviews
Ralph
36 years of experience
I thought Ralph was very attentive to his work and took great care in explaining everything to me. He did a great job and kept the area neat and tidy while he was working. I was very pleased with his skills and professionalism.
Breck

Breck

18 years of experience
497 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Breck is very skilled. He found the problem with my vehicle very professionally. He made sure to check EVERYWHERE in my vehicle before making a final decision. What I liked most is that he explained and even demonstrated the problem with my vehicle to me! The problem was the tensioner pulley; he showed the good part and the bad part side by side and showed me why it was failing. Overall, very knowledgeable, professional and hospitable. Would definitely book again and recommend to anyone.
Robert

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
Robert show up on time and did what needed to be done in a timely manner, great service at a good price , will used him again A+++++


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Boyds?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Volkswagen Beetle $251 $106.78 $143.98 16% $300.28
2007 Mercury Mountaineer $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2012 Ford Taurus $196 $115.63 $79.99 12% $223.13
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 $231 $142.89 $87.98 11% $261.14
2014 Lincoln Navigator $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2006 Chevrolet Corvette $190 $109.55 $79.99 12% $217.05

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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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