Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Lemon Grove.

Our mobile technicians offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More

$131.00 - $573.81

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More



Recent Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement reviews in Lemon Grove

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

Rating Summary
556
22
5
4
6
556
22
5
4
6

Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Keith is very professional and well versed in his trade. He gave me insight to upcoming services and issues I may encounter that I wasn't aware of. He is certainly diligent, a very thorough and fast worker and does outstanding work! He is very prompt and on-time. I have already scheduled my next appointment with Keith and would highly recommend him.

Bryant

10 years of experience
293 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Great guy. Knows what he is doing.

Kyle

9 years of experience
68 reviews
Kyle
9 years of experience
Kyle arrived on time. He is a professional. Spent his time with the job and made sure it was done right.

Chris

20 years of experience
1634 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience

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.

Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Everything is smooth

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.

Sergio

43 years of experience
46 reviews
Sergio
43 years of experience
Sergio was very timely to the appointment, professional with my vehicle, and provided a great deal of information on what needed to be fixed; also let me know of other issues that sufficed.

Sillia

16 years of experience
21 reviews
Sillia
16 years of experience
Sillias was very professional and couteous

Richard

11 years of experience
600 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
He is a fast worker and did excellent job on replacing my BMW X3 tensioner and belt. No noise in the engine and test it out after repai SUV running smoothly. Great job and honest mechanic!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Lemon Grove?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Nissan Frontier $241 $96.62 $143.98 17% $290.12
2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2012 Toyota Highlander $565 $269.32 $295.96 15% $667.07
2006 Lincoln Town Car $136 $56.41 $79.99 16% $163.91
2004 Cadillac XLR $190 $102.16 $87.98 13% $220.41
2014 BMW M6 $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


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.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


How can we help?

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.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com