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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Dan

37 years of experience
730 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very knowledgeable with services needed on vehicle. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing service work.

Joseph

31 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Couldn't ask for more - Joseph gave a headsup on his arrival, he was on time and he completed the repair and left the place clean.
Wow! Great service and extremely knowledgeable about automobiles. He immediately gave me peace of mind about my concern and fixed the problem quickly. Good people skills and definitely loves what he does, he's a keeper and qualifies for a raise!

Chris

9 years of experience
281 reviews
Chris
9 years of experience
Excellent. Did a great job. Very professional and thorough. Took the time to explain everything to us and answered all our questions. Will definitely use again.

Michael

23 years of experience
69 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Mike was very honest and professional. He took his time with the work and was able to do it the very same day. He’s very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. Thank you Mike! Will be using again in the future.

Sillia

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

Damian

9 years of experience
381 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
He got here early and finished the job in 25 minutes. I highly recommend Damien. Thank you!

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Alex is a first rate mechanic and an honest businessman. He accurately diagnosed the problem with my Tahoe and suggested a solution what was fair and reasonable. He did not try to "over sell" me. My problem has been solved and I have complete confidence in the work Alex performed. We was polite, efficient and on time. I highly recommend him.

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
He does a great job, glad he comes out this way.

James

9 years of experience
42 reviews
James
9 years of experience
He was very professional an knowledgeable, showed up on time I’m very happy with his work.

Jose

13 years of experience
249 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Friendly,Professional and an expert ,great work in a timely manor , Thank you Jose


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Long Branch?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Mercury Milan $151 $70.52 $79.99 15% $178.02
2004 GMC Envoy XL $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2014 Chevrolet Cruze $174 $93.68 $79.99 13% $201.18
2010 BMW X6 $304 $159.84 $143.98 14% $353.34
2011 BMW 550i GT $332 $228.46 $103.98 9% $368.21
2009 Porsche Cayenne $402 $186.46 $215.97 15% $476.71

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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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