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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Travis

16 years of experience
92 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.

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience

Phillip

17 years of experience
200 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
Great work, showed up early, which I liked and finished early. Very friendly and clear at communicating, even saved me some money!

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
The best mechanic ever!! Straight forward, let you know what options you have!!

Honorio

17 years of experience
757 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Great mechanic, has fixed our brakes in the past and fixed a mysterious noise in engine.

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience
professional, and courteous.

Jose

13 years of experience
249 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Friendly,Professional and an expert ,great work in a timely manor , Thank you Jose

Braxton

9 years of experience
182 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
Very nice

Jason

30 years of experience
131 reviews
Jason
30 years of experience
Thought I had one problem. Ended up being something else and he fixed it in an hour. Saved me some money too can't be mad at that

TJ

24 years of experience
340 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
Tj as always was EXCELLENT, HOWEVER, your web site did not allow me to give him FULL information regarding my vehicle. The result was that FOR THE SECOND TIME he arrived with incorrect parts for MY BMW 328 i CONVERTABLE with CALIFORNIA immersions hardware. Your company could have saved time and money if he had had full information ahead of his arrival. ...... M Phillips


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Charleston?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Kia Optima $212 $123.64 $87.98 12% $241.89
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis $136 $56.41 $79.99 16% $163.91
2013 Subaru BRZ $173 $92.97 $79.99 13% $200.47
2008 Mini Cooper $368 $176.35 $191.97 15% $434.35
2015 BMW 335i xDrive $217 $97.21 $119.98 15% $258.46
2015 Lexus RC F $246 $165.96 $79.99 10% $273.46

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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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