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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

564

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Jamahl

18 years of experience
822 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
best mechanic ever
As always, completely professional and conscientious!

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience

Scott

34 years of experience
574 reviews
Scott
34 years of experience
Was a great experience

Breck

18 years of experience
509 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.

Eric

12 years of experience
9 reviews
Eric
12 years of experience
Very dependable and knowledgeable

Ralph

36 years of experience
114 reviews
Ralph
36 years of experience
Nice guy , professional , obviously knew what he was doing, looking forward to working with him again in the future.

Joseph

25 years of experience
474 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
He’s honest and professional, I will highly recommend him.

Luther

14 years of experience
57 reviews
Luther
14 years of experience
Great mechanic to work with!

Travis

11 years of experience
286 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Travis was very pleasant. He knew what he was doing. My car is back to working again. Thank you!

Doug

32 years of experience
139 reviews
Doug
32 years of experience
Timely professional


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Glenolden?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Nissan Maxima $233 $152.97 $79.99 10% $260.47
2009 Volkswagen CC $283 $203.03 $79.99 8% $310.53
2009 GMC Envoy $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2013 BMW 750i $402 $217.61 $183.97 13% $464.86
2012 Land Rover LR2 $272 $151.76 $119.98 13% $313.01
2013 Ford Mustang $184 $103.63 $79.99 13% $211.13

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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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