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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Great guy, made sure that I knew what the car needed, and how much it would cost and stuck to it. This is a great service, wish I had known about it sooner.
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.

Kenneth

18 years of experience
493 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Since I had never used this type of service before, I didn't know what to expect. Kenneth set a standard that I should expect professionalism, courtesy, trade knowledge, patience (with my many questions), and timely repair. His work is clean and dependable. Looks like I can expect to book Kenneth again thanks to YourMechanic!

Devin

8 years of experience
20 reviews
Devin
8 years of experience
Excellent work. Fast. Timely arrival.

Michael

23 years of experience
69 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Mike was very honest and professional. He took his time with the work and was able to do it the very same day. He’s very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. Thank you Mike! Will be using again in the future.

Vlad

12 years of experience
79 reviews
Vlad
12 years of experience
Clad is great!

Dominic

26 years of experience
128 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
He was early, communicated when he was in transit, did his work quickly. And he explained what he did and what else he sees. Great job overall.

Cody

6 years of experience
97 reviews
Cody
6 years of experience
Cody is very professional and extremely knowledgeable.

Henry

32 years of experience
137 reviews
Henry
32 years of experience
Very professional friendly.

Joel

19 years of experience
741 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!

Kevin

31 years of experience
234 reviews
Kevin
31 years of experience
FRANKLY, I DID NOT EXPECT THIS TO BE AS GOOD AS IT WAS. THE FIRST IMPRESSION WAS MISLEADING (HOW COULD HIS HUGE BODY CROUL UNDER COMPACT CAR). BUT HE DID THAT VERY FAST AND VERY PROFESSIONAL WAY. I THOUGHT THE PROBLEM WAS STEERING PUMP AND ORDERED THAT SERVICE, BUT HE FOUND THE PROBLEM WAS BELT TENSIONER. THIS ALONE LOWERED FINAL BILL MORE THAN 31%. AND ALL OF THIS WAS HAPPENING WITH SMILING FACE UNDER SCORCHING SUN. THANK YOU KEVIN.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Fremont?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Saab 9-5 $297 $153.23 $143.98 14% $346.73
2011 GMC Yukon XL 2500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2014 Volkswagen Jetta $187 $106.78 $79.99 12% $214.28
2014 Lexus ES350 $365 $269.32 $95.98 8% $398.32
2014 Lexus GX460 $248 $128.52 $119.98 14% $289.77
2008 Jaguar XK $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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