Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in La Crescenta.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

564

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David

34 years of experience
195 reviews
David
34 years of experience
excellent service. Excellent work by David

Brandon

23 years of experience
27 reviews
Brandon
23 years of experience
Brandon was very professional and did an amazing job,he took his time with the work on my truck and told me what was done and even told me about an issue we had with the truck without us knowing about the issue but he fixed that as well and didn't charge us for the extra fix..i recommend him to my friends and family and i will definitely call him when i need a mechanic ,,thank you for the great job you did Brandon god bless.

Dan

37 years of experience
716 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan was excellent to work with. I would highly recommend him and I will definitely use him again. He is quite knowledgeable about many types of cars and very willingly answers all questions and offers recommendations when asked. I found him to be very friendly, courteous and dedicated to getting the job done right in a high quality and professional manner. He even checked the air in all the tires and test drove it afterward. An overall first-rate experience with Dan.

Rusty

21 years of experience
351 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Rusty was on time, personable, answered all questions honestly. He is very trustworthy and completes the job timely

Mac

8 years of experience
20 reviews
Mac
8 years of experience
Excellent job. Arrived early, did good work, honest and 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.

Joshua

18 years of experience
24 reviews
Joshua
18 years of experience
honest reliable will do business again with your firm

David

26 years of experience
142 reviews
David
26 years of experience
Great service!

Horus

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

Andrew

23 years of experience
142 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and professional, quick service.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in La Crescenta?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Nissan NV3500 $422 $342.48 $79.99 6% $449.98
2012 Mazda CX-7 $286 $205.54 $79.99 8% $313.04
2012 GMC Sierra 1500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2014 Mercedes-Benz C250 $340 $227.88 $111.98 10% $378.38
2014 Lincoln MKS $196 $115.63 $79.99 12% $223.13
2012 Porsche Cayenne $201 $120.83 $79.99 12% $228.33

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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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