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Chris

20 years of experience
1574 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Amazing! Chris is honest and goes the extra mile. Look forward to using him again for my auto needs
Chris was prompt as usual and explained the repair. Also checked the whole car and gave recommendations for future repairs. Thanks!

Chris

24 years of experience
126 reviews
Chris
24 years of experience
Chris is a very nice and he's very good fixing our cars.

Peter

41 years of experience
1222 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Friendly and honest......a winning combination.......

David

23 years of experience
168 reviews
David
23 years of experience
David showed up timely, actually even early. He addressed the issue explaining the cause. Recommended him and YourMechanic to my friends.

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
317 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Made it easy to understand

Gregory

29 years of experience
232 reviews
Gregory
29 years of experience
Great service. Very communicative during entire process. Will definitely use service again.

Richard

9 years of experience
265 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Richard , was very informative and knowledgeable about what I needed done .. Would definitely use this service again ... Thanks Herb

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Alex is a first rate mechanic and an honest businessman. He accurately diagnosed the problem with my Tahoe and suggested a solution what was fair and reasonable. He did not try to "over sell" me. My problem has been solved and I have complete confidence in the work Alex performed. We was polite, efficient and on time. I highly recommend him.

Dan

37 years of experience
716 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very knowledgeable with services needed on vehicle. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing service work.

Joel

19 years of experience
732 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel is AWESOME! He has worked on my car a few times now. Each time he has been on time, friendly, knowledgeable, professional, courteous and discusses with you what he's going to do to the car. He gets to work very quickly and always finishes in a timely manner. He's very knowledgeable and I have confidence in him when he fixes my car. It's hard to find an honest mechanic that you can trust and I can truly say that I have found that in Joel. I know 100% that what he tells me is what I need to do to my car. I was concerned on this last visit, that my car was going to cost more than what I had originally planned. Joel actually save me money on this job! I have nothing but good things to say about Joel. I will always call upon Joel when my car needs repair. I have the utmost confidence in Joel and I feel very comfortable in recommending him! He's just the best! Thank you, Joel!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Concord?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ford Transit-150 $184 $103.63 $79.99 13% $211.13
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2015 Smart Fortwo $214 $134.38 $79.99 11% $241.88
2013 BMW 328i xDrive $270 $157.61 $111.98 12% $308.11
2012 BMW 328i $308 $220.08 $87.98 8% $338.33
2013 Audi S5 $258 $178.23 $79.99 9% $285.73

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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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