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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Brandon was extremely pleasant and thorough! Arrived on time, cleaned up after his self. Was a pleasure to have him here and made me feel confident in his work.
Friendly and proper.

Hollis

28 years of experience
30 reviews
Hollis
28 years of experience
Knowledgeable, honest, respectful young man.

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe did a great job and on such a cold day. He worked so hard and I am so glad we found him. The car works awesome now.

Dante

34 years of experience
98 reviews
Dante
34 years of experience

Kenneth

9 years of experience
104 reviews
Kenneth
9 years of experience
Successfully repaired squeaking from engine. Successfully tested a/c fan problem from previous Your Mechanic repair. Only a/c problem reoccurred after an hour or so of driving. Will have someone come back and test.

David

14 years of experience
596 reviews
David
14 years of experience
Overall great experience with David. He showed up and did exactly what he was booked to do, repair my belt tensioner. He let me know of anything he needed to do, and updated me with any issues he came across. Once he installed the new part I provided, he gave me a rundown of services I should get in the near future, I’ve seen some bad reviews on this company, but honestly my first experience has been fairly good. Only downside is I have a puddle stain of coolant on the ground in my parking space, but that can be remedied with a little scrubbing. My advice is if you use this service, buy your own parts from a retailer like auto zone, they’re cheaper and most parts come with lifetime warranties. As for the mechanics, David got the job done.

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.

Andrew

7 years of experience
15 reviews
Andrew
7 years of experience
I have gone to several mechanics in the last year who replaced different parts they thought were causing problems and never actually fixed my car. I know Audi’s can be very difficult but Andrew took the time to truly diagnose the issue and fixed it in one appointment. My car is now running better than ever! I highly recommend working with him!

Kenneth

18 years of experience
493 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Service excellent

William

32 years of experience
204 reviews
William
32 years of experience
great


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Glenwood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2008 Buick LaCrosse $297 $153.50 $143.98 14% $347.00
2009 Honda Ridgeline $188 $107.66 $79.99 12% $215.16
2011 Lexus GX460 $204 $84.00 $119.98 16% $245.25
2006 BMW 325Ci $227 $107.13 $119.98 15% $268.38
2013 Ford Mustang $252 $172.03 $79.99 9% $279.53

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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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