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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

582

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Genaro

11 years of experience
266 reviews
Genaro
11 years of experience
Friendly and professional.
Great

Mazyar

6 years of experience
102 reviews
Mazyar
6 years of experience
Mazyar is the best mechanic I have had! I’ve had a lot. What makes him so special is the fact that he did the job right! He didn’t cause problems and was completely honest with me. His 50 point inspection revealed all issues that I needed to fix and I knew that he was the one I wanted to do it. His is very nice and courteous and very funny! He is also very timely and got the job done within the expected amount of time. You won’t go wrong trusting him with your car.

Dan

37 years of experience
724 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Came on time, told him what was the problem and he begin working on it right away. Did his inspection and he also gave advice on oil change. Most definitely is satisfied with his work,

Kenneth

9 years of experience
104 reviews
Kenneth
9 years of experience
Successfully repaired squeaking from engine. Successfully tested a/c fan problem from previous Your Mechanic repair. Only a/c problem reoccurred after an hour or so of driving. Will have someone come back and test.

Refugio

15 years of experience
51 reviews
Refugio
15 years of experience
It was a pleasure having Refugio work on my car. He was very understanding and went above and beyond to make sure I was satisfied.

Wesley

7 years of experience
7 reviews
Wesley
7 years of experience
Wesley did a great job!!

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Alex was very friendly, knowledgeable, and honest about what was going on with my car and he explained it in a manner that I could understand.

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Thank you very much for a flawless automotive repair at the convenience of my home. Jeff arrived on time with motivation, and professionalism. He started working immediately. The appointment was booked for seven hours; however, he completed the maintenance ahead of schedule. Jeff is very truthful and hard worker. He could have taken advantage of the situation, instead he resisted the temptation of easy money and chose to do the right thing. His professionalism and integrity are seldom unheard of from the auto repair and service industry. Again, thank you for the expertise and for a job well done.

Abdul

9 years of experience
405 reviews
Abdul
9 years of experience
Abdul was great. If I need any more service I will request him.

Eliseo

10 years of experience
238 reviews
Eliseo
10 years of experience
Fast and friendly


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Decatur?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Ford F-150 $184 $103.63 $79.99 13% $211.13
2011 Chevrolet Impala $190 $110.04 $79.99 12% $217.54
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty $359 $126.72 $231.97 18% $438.47
2015 Audi A8 Quattro $478 $398.00 $79.99 5% $505.50
2011 BMW 335i $187 $67.23 $119.98 18% $228.48
2009 Ford Mustang $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51

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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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