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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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Rusty

21 years of experience
360 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Rusty was on time, personable, answered all questions honestly. He is very trustworthy and completes the job timely

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
Joseph is courteous, punctual, very detailed oriented. Takes time and effort to get the job done correctly! Will discuss any issues with you in an open and honest manner. Highly recommend!!

Sergio

43 years of experience
46 reviews
Sergio
43 years of experience
Nice guy and knew what he was talking about

William

18 years of experience
129 reviews
William
18 years of experience
Great job, found more issues while inspection. Car runs great. William did what he supposed to do. Nice man.

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Prompt, efficient and professional!

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Harish was very professional and answered all my questions. I am impressed with his work. I will definitely be requesting him again and referring him to anyone I know who needs their car worked on.

Brikk

16 years of experience
373 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Brikk was great with my little 2002 Corolla! He was on time and went straight to work. Replaced the Drive Belt Tensioner and my car is running quietly once more. He finished the work in less time than anticipated and put air in the tires and checked the brakes. He suggested some things for future thought just to keep my "Lexie", running in top condition. I have already recommended YourMechanic and Brikk to friends. It was a great experience and I will definitely call Brikk again when the time comes to do some additional work.

Chet

39 years of experience
440 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Another great experience with Chet. My 2004 Ford Ranger has over 190,000 miles and he has helped me on over four occasions. Each time my truck runs better than the lasts. Best of all, he is knowledgeable, humble, and about customer service. Couldn't ask for more.

Jesus

12 years of experience
12 reviews
Jesus
12 years of experience
Fast and was early. Professional and knew exactly what he was doing. Thank you!

Logan

47 years of experience
82 reviews
Logan
47 years of experience
Never have done this format before and was amazed how efficient and quick everything was. Thank you. Will be using this again.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic $170 $89.66 $79.99 13% $197.16
2009 Mazda 3 $324 $244.24 $79.99 7% $351.74
2012 Volkswagen Golf $181 $100.78 $79.99 13% $208.28
2008 Cadillac DTS $197 $85.10 $111.98 16% $235.60
2011 BMW 740Li $344 $159.84 $183.97 15% $407.09
2007 Audi S8 $279 $198.75 $79.99 8% $306.25

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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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