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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

567

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Chris

20 years of experience
1580 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
As a first time customer i am very impressed with the service set up. Our mechanic Chriss did a great work in sufficient time. He is very professional and knowledgeable which made me feel more confident in his work.

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
All around great, my second time using Josh's services. Would be happy to use again

Augie

29 years of experience
263 reviews
Augie
29 years of experience
great service real professional and had my car started pretty fast and he was real honest and that's what I look for in my mechanic so I will definitely use him again

Dante

34 years of experience
98 reviews
Dante
34 years of experience

Manuel

30 years of experience
269 reviews
Manuel
30 years of experience
Awesome service and Manuel was very helpful and honest! I will definitely use Manuel and yourmechanic.com again. :)

Mitchel

22 years of experience
217 reviews
Mitchel
22 years of experience
Met Mitchel on a Saturday morning to replace my drive belt tensioner. As soon as he stepped out of his truck he greeted me with a hand shake and spoke about what is going on with my car. Easy to talk to person. Very friendly. He checked the noise and started to get his tools ready to remove the tensioner. He showed me the part, the new one and I left him alone so he can work at peace. I offered him a soda and water to cool off. The job was done in an hour. He checked for noises but none was being heard. I am thankful for his services. The annoying and worrisome noise has stopped. I would truly recommend his services for automotive repairs. He is a professional. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. I have a mechanic but is tied up with orders so I contacted Your Mechanic services and am thankful. Thank you Mitchel!

Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
I was skeptical of this service at first and of course did my research into it. I found they have very reliable and knowledgeable people and will alert you to any problems that need immediate attention. I found Jose to be very friendly and professional and an all around Awesome guy! Arrived early and did a great job. Sent me a quote and alerted me to what else needs attention. Very fast and professional as well accommodating! Thanks for doing a great job!

Wes

8 years of experience
5 reviews
Wes
8 years of experience
Showed up on time. Was friendly, courteous and informative.

Joseph

31 years of experience
530 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Wow! Great service and extremely knowledgeable about automobiles. He immediately gave me peace of mind about my concern and fixed the problem quickly. Good people skills and definitely loves what he does, he's a keeper and qualifies for a raise!

Honorio

17 years of experience
747 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Honest and hard working mechanic. Very informative and friendly, would recommend Honorio!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Compton?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Volvo V70 $181 $100.86 $79.99 13% $208.36
2004 Kia Optima $186 $106.16 $79.99 12% $213.66
2007 Ford Focus $151 $70.52 $79.99 15% $178.02
2008 Lexus GS460 $253 $165.45 $87.98 10% $283.70
2013 Lexus IS250 $489 $344.86 $143.98 9% $538.36
2009 Chevrolet Corvette $326 $109.55 $215.97 18% $399.80

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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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