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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Chris

18 years of experience
394 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Chris is great! Finished the job needed in about 1 hr 15 minutes.
Chris was prompt, friendly and did a great job.

Curtis

27 years of experience
162 reviews
Curtis
27 years of experience
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Tabitha

15 years of experience
189 reviews
Tabitha
15 years of experience
Tabitha was prompt, professional, courteous and knowledgeable. She was definitely prepared and competent.

Victor

9 years of experience
195 reviews
Victor
9 years of experience
Amazing. Great person and awesome mechanic. Highly recommend this guy.

David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience
This service is awesome!!

Kim

22 years of experience
93 reviews
Kim
22 years of experience
Excellent service

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.

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience
Awesome guy. Showed up early, got right to work. Personable and professional. We will be recommending him to everyone we know. He made a job that I tried to do myself , look simple. Thank you Peter.

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Very pleased with Yahshif. He explained everything that he repaired and completed the job within the time promised by Your Mechanic. He was very knowledgeable and extremely professional.

James

13 years of experience
17 reviews
James
13 years of experience
Very professional


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Columbia?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Toyota 4Runner $248 $167.95 $79.99 9% $275.45
2005 GMC Savana 2500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2014 Lexus GX460 $248 $128.52 $119.98 14% $289.77
2007 Infiniti QX56 $170 $89.98 $79.99 13% $197.48
2010 Audi S6 $279 $198.75 $79.99 8% $306.25

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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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