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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Joel

19 years of experience
741 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Great as usual
Professional, friendly, and really a low stress visit overall. Joel was great

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Maxwell was friendly and very knowledgeable. Showed up on time and got the job done. Will use his services again in the future.

Eliseo

10 years of experience
238 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..

Tim

10 years of experience
100 reviews
Tim
10 years of experience
Excellent work and great person to work with. We had to change belt tensioner and belt. This gentleman did nice job and quick.

Justin

14 years of experience
87 reviews
Justin
14 years of experience
He was very professional and courteous. He did it in less 30 minutes. He allowed me to see the work done and see the broken piece that was taken out. I felt comfortable and confident in the work and my car started right up.

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Got here on time, knew exactly what he was doing. Installed part on car very fast. Thank you!

Joshua

18 years of experience
24 reviews
Joshua
18 years of experience
honest reliable will do business again with your firm

Dave

14 years of experience
56 reviews
Dave
14 years of experience
very professional and knowledgeable showed up on time work was completed will definitely be calling Dave again for my family's Automotive needs

Breck

18 years of experience
528 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Breck was outstanding. Knowledgeable in his craft and took care of business. I am very comfortable recommending him, and will request him if available for future needs.

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.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Mineola?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $167 $86.62 $79.99 14% $194.12
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee $180 $100.30 $79.99 13% $207.80
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer $216 $128.11 $87.98 12% $246.36
2005 Audi A4 Quattro $307 $147.24 $159.98 15% $362.24
2009 Lexus GX470 $169 $88.60 $79.99 14% $196.10
2006 Porsche Cayenne $201 $120.83 $79.99 12% $228.33

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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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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.

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