Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Glen Allen.

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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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Joel

19 years of experience
741 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel is always polite and courteous. He tells it like it is and he is very quick to fix it. He is the only that I have used from YourMechanic I trust so far.
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!

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
324 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Made it easy to understand

Jason

18 years of experience
69 reviews
Jason
18 years of experience
Jason was great. He showed up early and fixed the issue requested no problem. He was professional and listened to what the issues were. He acknowledged that he would do some research about other issues I have on the car.

Joseph

18 years of experience
429 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Great

Matthew

10 years of experience
183 reviews
Matthew
10 years of experience
Good work

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Very pleased with Yahshif. He explained everything that he repaired and completed the job within the time promised by Your Mechanic. He was very knowledgeable and extremely professional.

John

18 years of experience
424 reviews
John
18 years of experience
John was very professional and efficiant 10/10 reccomend

Eduardo

17 years of experience
329 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Eduardo arrived at 8am right on the dot, and was working on my car within a few minutes. He was finished with my Sonic in about 30 minutes, which was shocking, because with how cramped everything is in my car's engine bay, I figured replacing the drive belt tensioner was going to take at least an hour or more. He handed me my old tensioner, had me sign, and he was on his way. An excellent mechanic that I would definitely recommend, and also one I would re-book again for future work!

Jacob

10 years of experience
272 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Great job!

Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
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


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Glen Allen?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Volvo C70 $261 $181.33 $79.99 9% $288.83
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2015 Ram 2500 $238 $158.06 $79.99 10% $265.56
2004 Lexus LS430 $169 $88.60 $79.99 14% $196.10
2011 Audi A3 $235 $155.48 $79.99 10% $262.98
2014 BMW M6 $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71

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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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