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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Christopher

Christopher

15 years of experience
32 reviews
Christopher
15 years of experience
Christopher did an amazing job on my pontiac grand am. I would recommend him to anybody. He showed me the pieces that were bad and explained what was wrong. Im going to ask for him next time i get the rest of my pieces replaced. Thank you Chris.
Chris was great, he was very professional and transparent. Would definitely recommend his services.
Edgar

Edgar

23 years of experience
41 reviews
Edgar
23 years of experience
Edgar had an emergency and was very late to my appointment, but still showed up and worked late into the evening to finish all the scheduled maintenance for my truck. Judging from his professionalism and attention to detail, I'm guessing his tardiness is not a regular occurrence and that it must have been a serious emergency. At the end of the day, I've been running my Ranger up and down the Oakland Hills with various furniture all weekend-- something I would have been pretty nervous about before Edgar tuned everything up.
Collins

Collins

10 years of experience
108 reviews
Collins
10 years of experience
My truck has been parked for weeks and several mechanics looked it over. Only Collins could get it up and running. He was on time fo his appointment, friendly, need professional and fast. I am so thankful that he was sent to do this job. He will be the only one I select to do any automobile repair in the future.
Noe

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe is very professional. He is nice and just gets the job done like a beast. Thanks again Noe for a great job.
Francisco

Francisco

8 years of experience
174 reviews
Francisco
8 years of experience
Very polite, helpful, and explained everything he was checking. Answered all of my many questions.
Seth

Seth

21 years of experience
49 reviews
Seth
21 years of experience
Timely, reliable, knowledgeable.
Carlos

Carlos

26 years of experience
271 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
THE WORK WAS OUTSTANDING. WILL HAVE SOME WORK ON MY 2004 GMC ENVOY TO CHECK AND REPLACE THE FRONT AND REWAR BRAKE'S I HAVE 100,000 MILES. NEED A PRICE. WOULD LATE OCT - MID NOV 2018.
Rey

Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Rey was a great mechanic. He showed up on time and was very friendly. In addition to fixing the issue, he also helped me check the tire pressures. Great person, and will definitely book him again.
Jeffrey

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
820 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Harmonic Balancer and Belt Tensioner installed perfectly. Car runs like new no sounds.
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.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Burlingame?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Dodge Charger $182 $101.82 $79.99 13% $209.32
2009 Nissan Armada $170 $89.98 $79.99 13% $197.48
2010 Chevrolet Aveo $238 $158.08 $79.99 10% $265.58
2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 $239 $150.97 $87.98 11% $269.22
2011 BMW 335i xDrive $284 $164.19 $119.98 12% $325.44
2014 Jaguar XFR $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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