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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Jamahl

18 years of experience
825 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
best mechanic ever
Very thorough and helpful

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
As a first time customer i am very impressed with the service set up. Our mechanic Chriss did a great work in sufficient time. He is very professional and knowledgeable which made me feel more confident in his work.
Amazing! Chris is honest and goes the extra mile. Look forward to using him again for my auto needs

Breck

18 years of experience
521 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Breck is very skilled. He found the problem with my vehicle very professionally. He made sure to check EVERYWHERE in my vehicle before making a final decision. What I liked most is that he explained and even demonstrated the problem with my vehicle to me! The problem was the tensioner pulley; he showed the good part and the bad part side by side and showed me why it was failing. Overall, very knowledgeable, professional and hospitable. Would definitely book again and recommend to anyone.
Breck was outstanding. Knowledgeable in his craft and took care of business. I am very comfortable recommending him, and will request him if available for future needs.

Enrique

19 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
19 years of experience
Again, Enrique came to the rescue. Professional and knowledgeable, easy-going yet efficient. He gives as much detail as you want, and ensures that you understand what's going on with your engine. He is first class at making sure you know what the most important things to fix are, and is happy to work with your schedule. Any maintenance I have from now on, no matter what car I have, is going through Enrique.

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
Robert show up on time and did what needed to be done in a timely manner, great service at a good price , will used him again A+++++

Ruben

15 years of experience
80 reviews
Ruben
15 years of experience
Ruben did a great job , will book him in the future.

Ira

34 years of experience
259 reviews
Ira
34 years of experience
He came early and completed the job under the estimated time. Very professional and friendly personality. I would definitely use him again for any car service. Highly recommend!!!

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Great mechanic

Manuel

39 years of experience
132 reviews
Manuel
39 years of experience

Fabrice

18 years of experience
132 reviews
Fabrice
18 years of experience
Fabrice was great. I would recommend for any and all vehicle service needs.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Gardner?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Kia Optima $212 $123.64 $87.98 12% $241.89
2007 Isuzu i-370 $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2008 Saturn Astra $290 $209.66 $79.99 8% $317.16
2014 BMW X6 $241 $97.21 $143.98 17% $290.71
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 $333 $181.10 $151.98 13% $385.35
2006 Jaguar XJR $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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