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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Thank you for being accommodating and getting me back on the road.
Very informative and professional!

Matthew

31 years of experience
652 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
He was friendly and on time. Did the job in a timely manner. Great work.

Scott

14 years of experience
14 reviews
Scott
14 years of experience
Awesome

Robert

18 years of experience
630 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Punctual and quick. Quality service.

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
What an amazing experience. Jose is very nice and explained what he was doing and why. I will definitely use him again and refer him to others. It's so nice to find an honest mechanic. Thank you!

Christian

10 years of experience
40 reviews
Christian
10 years of experience
Christian has done an excellent job in replacing broken driving belt and related issues.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1088 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Theodore diagnosed and fixed a problem with my tensioner and belt that multiple other mechanics missed. Great communication and service. Highly recommend!

Samadullah

8 years of experience
31 reviews
Samadullah
8 years of experience
This is my second time using Sam to work on my vehicle and he is a professional through and through. I have found my new go-to mechanic in NoVA !

Brandon

23 years of experience
27 reviews
Brandon
23 years of experience
Brandon was very professional and did an amazing job,he took his time with the work on my truck and told me what was done and even told me about an issue we had with the truck without us knowing about the issue but he fixed that as well and didn't charge us for the extra fix..i recommend him to my friends and family and i will definitely call him when i need a mechanic ,,thank you for the great job you did Brandon god bless.

Christopher

18 years of experience
141 reviews
Christopher
18 years of experience
Very professional and polite


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Covington?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Chevrolet Express 3500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2014 Volvo XC70 $234 $98.43 $135.98 16% $281.18
2005 Volkswagen Touareg $496 $280.48 $215.97 13% $570.73
2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2006 BMW X5 $187 $107.13 $79.99 12% $214.63
2009 Jaguar XF $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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