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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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Dan

37 years of experience
730 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan showed up on time then got right to work and finished the job quickly. Vehicle runs great and no more Power Steering whine! Dan knows what he is doing!! I would be happy to hire him again to take care of any of my vehicles!!!

Andrew

9 years of experience
548 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
It went great!

Fadi

18 years of experience
85 reviews
Fadi
18 years of experience
Fadi was great. Knowledgeable and efficient. Showed up early and got the job done on time, all while I was at work so I didn't have to take any time out of my workday to get the car fixed. Definitely recommend.

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
Charles is awesome will always request him & will tell friends and family

Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Thank you for being accommodating and getting me back on the road.

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
The best mechanic I have ever dealt with. Honest, quick, and dedicated to the job at hand.

Brett

23 years of experience
164 reviews
Brett
23 years of experience
It was great. He did an amazing job and was extremely knowledgeable.

Scott

32 years of experience
41 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
I will definitely ask for him every time I use this service...

Lucas

19 years of experience
841 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
It was a great experience with my mechanic Lucas, he took the time to explain to me about a part. He went the extra mile to get my car fixed.

Rey

23 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
23 years of experience
Wow! Rey went above and beyond to get my car fixed and explain everything in detail. I had a quote from a previous mechanic about all the things "wrong" with my car that needed immediate attention. Rey explained what was really wrong with the car and what needed to get done. And it was for less than what the other guys quoted. Thank you so much for your professionalism and kindness.


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
2004 Pontiac Grand Am $146 $65.81 $79.99 15% $173.31
2010 Ford F-350 Super Duty $378 $137.58 $239.97 17% $460.08
2014 Chrysler 200 $308 $227.88 $79.99 8% $335.38
2011 Cadillac DTS $197 $85.10 $111.98 16% $235.60
2009 Acura RL $188 $107.66 $79.99 12% $215.16
2015 Porsche Cayenne $258 $178.23 $79.99 9% $285.73

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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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