Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Indian Trail.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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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!

Brandon

16 years of experience
272 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Will use Brandon exclusively for all future repairs. He’s that good!

Richard

9 years of experience
446 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Richard was very knowledgeable / informative and took great care of our car! He didn't rush through the job and he realized that we actually didn't need a new drive belt and instead found the correct solution to a rattling noise we kept hearing!! He arrived early and immediately got to work. He was extremely professional and is a great mechanic!

Grzegorz

39 years of experience
472 reviews
Grzegorz
39 years of experience
Greg is a nice guy and knowledgeable. He replaced my OFH/OFCH gasket and belt tensioner on my BMW X6.

Christopher

15 years of experience
32 reviews
Christopher
15 years of experience
Christopher did an amazing job on my pontiac grand am. I would recommend him to anybody. He showed me the pieces that were bad and explained what was wrong. Im going to ask for him next time i get the rest of my pieces replaced. Thank you Chris.

Frederick

14 years of experience
54 reviews
Frederick
14 years of experience
I love YourMechanic.com! I tell everybody about it. Frederick is so polite, he is a real gentleman. He knows just what to do and he is quick, and makes it look easy. The work this time cost less that what he originally thought. Can you imagine that at an auto shop? Never. He originally thought it would be $217 and the charge was actually only $182. My vehicle sounds so much better than before. I am happy with YourMechanic

Horus

9 years of experience
88 reviews
Horus
9 years of experience
Honest and knowledgeable

Paul

22 years of experience
3 reviews
Paul
22 years of experience
Paul was polite, on time, and performed good work. We will definitely use him again if the need arises.

Allen

34 years of experience
440 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
The guy was awesome and honest. He will tell you what is wrong, ways to fix it, and tips. He was early to the app interment and did a really good job. I will use him again in the future. Oh, and the parts they use are new, higher quality. Can't go wrong with that. this is so much better than driver to a mechanic shop.

Honorio

17 years of experience
757 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Great mechanic, has fixed our brakes in the past and fixed a mysterious noise in engine.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Indian Trail?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Volvo S40 $285 $181.33 $103.98 11% $321.08
2011 Scion xB $370 $290.04 $79.99 6% $397.54
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2010 Cadillac Escalade ESV $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 $271 $150.97 $119.98 13% $312.22
2005 Porsche Boxster $451 $74.94 $375.95 22% $580.19

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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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