Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Kansas City.

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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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David

9 years of experience
162 reviews
David
9 years of experience
Was friendly, got right on the problem and also checked over the truck for basic problems it may have. Will use David next time my truck needs MX.

Andrew

9 years of experience
548 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
This is the 2nd time we have used your service. Andrew, arrived a few minutes late but he called to let us know, which we appreciated. He did exactly the work that we had discussed and nothing else. It was the exact price that he quoted. The car has been fine so far. He also ended up saving us a huge tow since he could repair it on site. We would absolutely recommend this service !

Ruben

12 years of experience
86 reviews
Ruben
12 years of experience
Ruben is very knowledgeable and efficient! He arrived at my house on time and kept me informed throughout the entire service process. He is a skilled and trustworthy mechanic. I highly recommend him for the job!

Brandon

16 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Brandon was awesome and very personable! Highly recommend him.

Samadullah

8 years of experience
31 reviews
Samadullah
8 years of experience
This is my second time using Sam to work on my vehicle and he is a professional through and through. I have found my new go-to mechanic in NoVA !

Pardeep

19 years of experience
587 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
On time, informative, friendly and super helpful. Fixed my light which was not right too.

Ryan

20 years of experience
27 reviews
Ryan
20 years of experience
Very speedy and friendly, great service

Kenneth

18 years of experience
501 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Since I had never used this type of service before, I didn't know what to expect. Kenneth set a standard that I should expect professionalism, courtesy, trade knowledge, patience (with my many questions), and timely repair. His work is clean and dependable. Looks like I can expect to book Kenneth again thanks to YourMechanic!

Vytas

6 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
6 years of experience
No nonsense. In and out. Great job.

Sergio

43 years of experience
46 reviews
Sergio
43 years of experience
Nice guy and knew what he was talking about


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Kansas City?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Chevrolet Colorado $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2005 Ford Freestar $146 $65.81 $79.99 15% $173.31
2006 Ford E-150 $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350 $222 $133.72 $87.98 12% $251.97
2013 Mercedes-Benz E350 $276 $188.18 $87.98 9% $306.43
2006 Jaguar Vanden Plas $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66

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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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