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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

592

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Breck

18 years of experience
531 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
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.
I got my 2008 GMC Acadia tension belt replaced and Breck did a great job. He was able to get the job done in a timely manner. It was a very reasonable price!

Tim

10 years of experience
100 reviews
Tim
10 years of experience
Excellent work and great person to work with. We had to change belt tensioner and belt. This gentleman did nice job and quick.

Kevin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Kevin was great very knowledgeable and explained everything to me step by step. Highly recommend.

Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
It was a pleasure working with Chris. He was professional top to bottom with what he did and how he did it. He answered questions I had regarding my situation and gave understandable responses. If needed, I would work with him again. Thank you Chris.

Peter

41 years of experience
1247 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Very prompt and knowledgeable.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
336 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!

Junior

24 years of experience
69 reviews
Junior
24 years of experience
Great work at a decent price. Will definitely refer Junior and YourMechanic to friends.

Joseph

18 years of experience
60 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
couldn't have gone any better!

Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Rey was a great mechanic. He showed up on time and was very friendly. In addition to fixing the issue, he also helped me check the tire pressures. Great person, and will definitely book him again.

Tony

12 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Helotes?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Chrysler 200 $308 $227.88 $79.99 8% $335.38
2012 GMC Yukon $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2012 Kia Sorento $204 $123.64 $79.99 11% $231.14
2012 Land Rover Range Rover $311 $223.15 $87.98 8% $341.40
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL350 $222 $133.72 $87.98 12% $251.97
2011 Porsche 911 $426 $186.46 $239.97 16% $508.96

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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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Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

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