Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Lexington.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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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!

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
Joseph is courteous, punctual, very detailed oriented. Takes time and effort to get the job done correctly! Will discuss any issues with you in an open and honest manner. Highly recommend!!

Carlos

26 years of experience
271 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and completed the job well before the quoted time.

Jose

13 years of experience
248 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Another good experience. He did two jobs on my Ford and both times he was on time, friendly and helpful with any questions I had. Excellent job.

Brikk

16 years of experience
369 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Brikk was great with my little 2002 Corolla! He was on time and went straight to work. Replaced the Drive Belt Tensioner and my car is running quietly once more. He finished the work in less time than anticipated and put air in the tires and checked the brakes. He suggested some things for future thought just to keep my "Lexie", running in top condition. I have already recommended YourMechanic and Brikk to friends. It was a great experience and I will definitely call Brikk again when the time comes to do some additional work.

Manuel

39 years of experience
132 reviews
Manuel
39 years of experience

Jason

21 years of experience
171 reviews
Jason
21 years of experience
Awesome very detailed and professional

Fred

15 years of experience
329 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
Mr. Hill was on time as scheduled,. He had the correct parts to repair my car. He was courteous and very knowledgeable I will use him again as needed.

Wayne

29 years of experience
102 reviews
Wayne
29 years of experience
Wayne was on time, courteous, and stuck with the job even when it started snowing. I'm a hobbyist, and do all my own basic maintenance, but always call a pro for things I'm either unsure of or not skilled enough to handle. I had been taking my cars to the same mechanic for 17 years, but when I moved away I couldn't find anyone I could trust. I think I finally found him. Thanks Wayne and YourMechanic!

Brian

19 years of experience
96 reviews
Brian
19 years of experience
Brian was on time, polite, respectful and honest


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Lexington?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer $157 $77.00 $79.99 14% $184.50
2010 Volkswagen Golf City $146 $65.53 $79.99 15% $173.03
2006 GMC Sierra 3500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 $271 $150.97 $119.98 13% $312.22
2015 Mini Cooper Paceman $368 $176.35 $191.97 15% $434.35
2010 BMW M3 $398 $197.98 $199.97 14% $466.73

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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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