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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Casey

22 years of experience
152 reviews
Casey
22 years of experience
very good.
Casey was very friendly, knew what he was doing and was very efficient

Matthew

17 years of experience
3 reviews
Matthew
17 years of experience
Matthew is extremely polite, personable, and a pleasure to deal with. He is both patient and thorough. He had to completely undo the work of another mechanic and locate all problems caused by their poor workmanship. He went above and beyond to ensure my vehicle was fixed completely and correctly. He takes pride in his work and it shows. I will be using Matthew for any and all future car repairs.

Chet

39 years of experience
438 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Another great experience with Chet. My 2004 Ford Ranger has over 190,000 miles and he has helped me on over four occasions. Each time my truck runs better than the lasts. Best of all, he is knowledgeable, humble, and about customer service. Couldn't ask for more.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
318 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
He did a great job. Will recommend and use him again.

Dwaine

43 years of experience
39 reviews
Dwaine
43 years of experience
Reasonable and convenient service. Very knowledgeable and professional mechanic who seems passionate about what he does. I thought I needed to replace my alternator, but Dwaine explained that the alternator was in good condition and only the tensioner system and the belt needed to be replaced. Thankful to have an honest mechanic servicing my car.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
458 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Knew what he was doing, explained everything he was doing in detail as he was going

Ben

26 years of experience
17 reviews
Ben
26 years of experience
Ben was fantastic, honest, and beyond helpful! I’d recommend him to anyone!

Travis

16 years of experience
91 reviews
Travis
16 years of experience
Travis got the job done in record time. Took the time to explain and show me bad parts being replaced. Always professional and personable.

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience
My husband and I can not say enough positive things about our experience with Mark. He was professional, very well prepared, and really nice. He took care of our car quickly, and was more than willing to answer all of our questions!

Rodric

12 years of experience
326 reviews
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How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Carthage?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Isuzu Ascender $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2015 Hyundai Azera $380 $267.88 $111.98 9% $418.38
2009 Pontiac Solstice $174 $94.22 $79.99 13% $201.72
2015 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2005 BMW 320i $170 $49.53 $119.98 19% $210.78
2006 Jaguar S-Type $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66

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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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