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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Richard

11 years of experience
600 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
He is a fast worker and did excellent job on replacing my BMW X3 tensioner and belt. No noise in the engine and test it out after repai SUV running smoothly. Great job and honest mechanic!

Omar

23 years of experience
14 reviews
Omar
23 years of experience
Omar was awesome, he diagnosed the problem quickly and had the tensioner replaced and the new belt on in no time. Great experience all around.

Oreste

12 years of experience
117 reviews
Oreste
12 years of experience
Very professional, very clean, very fast. Knowledgeable and did i mention professional? I highly recommend him as your mechanic

Manuel

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

Michael

19 years of experience
27 reviews
Michael
19 years of experience
Mike was great. He was very professional and got the work done in a timely manner.

John

18 years of experience
426 reviews
John
18 years of experience
A1 mechanic!

Clarissa

25 years of experience
164 reviews
Clarissa
25 years of experience
I was very happy with the service Clarissa provided. She showed up on time, was courteous, professional and completed the work in the time that was estimated. This was the most pleasant experience I have had with a mechanic in years. I will definately be reaching out to Clarissa for future work. Thanks Clarissa!

David

25 years of experience
182 reviews
David
25 years of experience
I still did not have a chance to drive my truck but just by him starting the truck it sounds a whole lot better. I feel the trust in the work he did just buy our conversations through out the day. I really liked our talk out his personal vehicle and what he has don't to it. I would recommend your company especially Dave.

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience

Chris

18 years of experience
399 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Chris is great! Finished the job needed in about 1 hr 15 minutes.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Cranford?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Buick Lucerne $265 $153.50 $111.98 12% $304.00
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2013 Mazda CX-9 $204 $115.63 $87.98 12% $233.88
2007 Cadillac DTS $197 $85.10 $111.98 16% $235.60
2008 Mini Cooper $368 $176.35 $191.97 15% $434.35
2008 Porsche 911 $320 $80.47 $239.97 20% $402.97

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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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