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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Joe

41 years of experience
702 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
I set up a service event for my car Tuesday, and I want you to know how much I appreciate your mechanic's attention to detail. The car is running better than it has in a while, and I give credit to the work Joe Hough did. I will recommend Your Mechanic to others in the future, and of course I will return when my car needs maintenance.
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Logan

47 years of experience
82 reviews
Logan
47 years of experience
he was great and punctual did great job on my car

Eliseo

10 years of experience
235 reviews
Eliseo
10 years of experience
First experience with mechanic and your mechanic service very positive. Mechanic was on time, professional, and knowledgeable about the work he was performing. Mechanic performed repair with what looked like relative ease and in a timely manner. Offered option to opt out of parts installation not necessary to reduce the price of repair which you don't normally get by taking your car to a shop..

Joseph

10 years of experience
14 reviews
Joseph
10 years of experience
Skilled in identifying cause of sweaking serpentine belt. He discovered the cause was the tensioner pulley bearings wore out. He educated me on what could happen if it wasnt replaced. He replaced tensioner pulley and belt.

Jonathan

33 years of experience
353 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Always excellent and efficient

Brian

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

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience

Brandon

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very knowledgeable and relatable. Fixed the issue quickly.

Carlos

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

Rodric

12 years of experience
326 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
Rodric was great, quickly fixed my tensioner and replaced the belt. Will be calling for other repairs!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Mendham?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Honda Ridgeline $188 $107.66 $79.99 12% $215.16
2009 Volvo S60 $181 $100.86 $79.99 13% $208.36
2010 Nissan Maxima $233 $152.97 $79.99 10% $260.47
2012 BMW 335is $288 $168.17 $119.98 12% $329.42
2015 Lexus IS250 $327 $183.31 $143.98 13% $376.81
2015 Jaguar XJ $304 $223.96 $79.99 8% $331.46

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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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