Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Imperial Beach.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Joe

41 years of experience
709 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Joe did an excellent job. He showed up as scheduled and quickly made the repairs. He was courteous and very knowledgeable.
I set up a service event for my car Tuesday, and I want you to know how much I appreciate your mechanic's attention to detail. The car is running better than it has in a while, and I give credit to the work Joe Hough did. I will recommend Your Mechanic to others in the future, and of course I will return when my car needs maintenance.

Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Tien has a wonderful disposition to compliment his knowledge about his craft. He is resourceful, competent, and has the ability to put the customer at great ease, while explaining the process of his work, as well as, highlighting other areas that may be at risk for future service repair. He's very good.
Great knowledgeable guy

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
843 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Harmonic Balancer and Belt Tensioner installed perfectly. Car runs like new no sounds.

Andrew

23 years of experience
149 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
I appreciate this mechanic for coming back the next day to help to get my car operable again

TJ

24 years of experience
341 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
Excellent. Shows up on time and is friendly

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.

Michael

23 years of experience
198 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Michael was great. Came a little earlier and got the job done quickly. Highly recommend!

Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Very informative and professional!

Clarissa

25 years of experience
164 reviews
Clarissa
25 years of experience
I was very happy with the service Clarissa provided. She showed up on time, was courteous, professional and completed the work in the time that was estimated. This was the most pleasant experience I have had with a mechanic in years. I will definately be reaching out to Clarissa for future work. Thanks Clarissa!

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
He was Awesome!!!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Imperial Beach?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Chrysler Crossfire $261 $181.10 $79.99 9% $288.60
2009 Pontiac G6 $190 $110.04 $79.99 12% $217.54
2010 Chevrolet Malibu $190 $110.04 $79.99 12% $217.54
2013 Acura MDX $159 $78.65 $79.99 14% $186.15
2008 Infiniti EX35 $344 $263.94 $79.99 7% $371.44
2015 Porsche Cayenne $402 $186.46 $215.97 15% $476.71

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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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