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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

557

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Rod

Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
was on time diagnosed correctly good parts and the repair was done well
Rod did a great job fixing my job, he was on time, courtesy and trustworthy. I would recommend him to any of my family and friends
Adrian

Adrian

29 years of experience
75 reviews
Adrian
29 years of experience
Excellent work and friendly.. give 100% thumbs up..!
Terrell

Terrell

39 years of experience
48 reviews
Terrell
39 years of experience
Professional and dedicated.
Charles

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Charles was prompt and professional, and took the time to explain an additional fault he found after replacing the belt tensioner.
Nicholas

Nicholas

15 years of experience
343 reviews
Nicholas
15 years of experience
One of the best experiences I've had, he was very courteous and professional. And not to mention when a problem arose with the service, he was more than capable of finding a work around to complete the job. considering I work in Heavy Equipment and transportation type industries, Nicholas is hands down easily and HIGHLY recommend for his skills and services.
Jonathan

Jonathan

11 years of experience
129 reviews
Jonathan
11 years of experience
The best
James

James

6 years of experience
114 reviews
James
6 years of experience
What an awesome guy! Went way above and beyond what anyone could have expected. Upon realizing that my car needed more than just a new battery, he went back to the auto parts store and got a new alternator and tensioner, went to another job to finish up, then came BACK to my house and finished my repairs. He did not leave to go home until midnight. We were going on vacation the next day, so he was a real lifesaver! Fantastic experience from start to finish! Really appreciate you James!
Anthony

Anthony

14 years of experience
36 reviews
Anthony
14 years of experience
Anthony displayed courteous and exemplary professional customer service as well as he modestly demonstrated his impressive knowledge of auto mechanics and engineering. He resolved my issue with outstanding efficiency and I will be requesting him in particular if i require the services of "Your Mechanic" again.
Jamahl

Jamahl

18 years of experience
807 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
best mechanic ever
Clarissa

Clarissa

25 years of experience
144 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!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Fairview?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD $170 $89.66 $79.99 13% $197.16
2006 GMC Envoy $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 $171 $91.45 $79.99 13% $198.95
2013 Mercedes-Benz E550 $155 $75.40 $79.99 15% $182.90
2007 Mercedes-Benz CL550 $193 $96.64 $95.98 14% $225.64
2015 Lexus RC F $244 $163.69 $79.99 10% $271.19

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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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