Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Menlo Park.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

605

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Lucas

20 years of experience
849 reviews
Lucas
20 years of experience
It was a great experience with my mechanic Lucas, he took the time to explain to me about a part. He went the extra mile to get my car fixed.
Great!

Richard

10 years of experience
265 reviews
Richard
10 years of experience
Richard , was very informative and knowledgeable about what I needed done .. Would definitely use this service again ... Thanks Herb
Very friendly and knowledgeable. Was on time and did a great job. Definitely recommend Richard.

Robert

19 years of experience
645 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Great mechanic, highly efficient and competent. Will definitely rebook if he's available.
Great work and done in a timely manner. He was actually done way sooner than I thought.

Charles

16 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
16 years of experience
Prompt, efficient and professional!

Rodric

13 years of experience
351 reviews
Rodric
13 years of experience
replaced drive belt tensioner. no problems

Keith

17 years of experience
293 reviews
Keith
17 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

11 years of experience
315 reviews
Bryant
11 years of experience
Great guy. Knows what he is doing.

Collins

11 years of experience
133 reviews
Collins
11 years of experience
My truck has been parked for weeks and several mechanics looked it over. Only Collins could get it up and running. He was on time fo his appointment, friendly, need professional and fast. I am so thankful that he was sent to do this job. He will be the only one I select to do any automobile repair in the future.

Christopher

26 years of experience
265 reviews
Christopher
26 years of experience
Chris is knowledgeable and professional

Christopher

24 years of experience
80 reviews
Christopher
24 years of experience
Mr. Chris was very kind and helpful. He came in, did the job quickly and really made sure that everything on my truck was in good working condition. I will definitely be using his services again!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Menlo Park?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Chrysler 300 $308 $227.98 $79.99 8% $335.48
2007 Chevrolet Avalanche $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2010 Hummer H3 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2009 BMW 335d $220 $84.52 $135.98 17% $267.27
2012 Audi A7 Quattro $297 $176.59 $119.98 12% $337.84
2016 Audi S4 $257 $176.59 $79.99 9% $284.09

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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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