Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Mission Hills.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

567

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Ben

39 years of experience
1094 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was excellent!!!! He was earlier than the appointment time. He is very friendly and professional and I would live for you guys to send him back out on another repair job for me. As far as the company, love, love, love. Thanks for offering this kind of professional business !!!!

Brandon

18 years of experience
766 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great job !
Brandon was extremely pleasant and thorough! Arrived on time, cleaned up after his self. Was a pleasure to have him here and made me feel confident in his work.

Dan

37 years of experience
719 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan was quick and efficient and gave me peace of mind with reassuring me that my self and grand son would have a safe car to drive
Dan was excellent to work with. I would highly recommend him and I will definitely use him again. He is quite knowledgeable about many types of cars and very willingly answers all questions and offers recommendations when asked. I found him to be very friendly, courteous and dedicated to getting the job done right in a high quality and professional manner. He even checked the air in all the tires and test drove it afterward. An overall first-rate experience with Dan.

Junior

24 years of experience
69 reviews
Junior
24 years of experience
Great work at a decent price. Will definitely refer Junior and YourMechanic to friends.

Brandon

16 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Brandon was awesome and very personable! Highly recommend him.

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
He is a fast worker and did excellent job on replacing my BMW X3 tensioner and belt. No noise in the engine and test it out after repai SUV running smoothly. Great job and honest mechanic!

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
Very knowledgeable mechanic wouldn't hesitate to use him again. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
My vehicle's issue was quickly assessed and repaired. Happy with service and will gladly use Maxwell to finish my other pending repairs.

Allen

34 years of experience
431 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Awesome job, flexible with schedule and very professional, would absolutely recomend!

Terrell

39 years of experience
48 reviews
Terrell
39 years of experience
Great mechanic


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Mission Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Nissan Altima $160 $80.22 $79.99 14% $187.72
2011 Mazda 3 $324 $244.24 $79.99 7% $351.74
2010 Saab 9-3X $238 $94.22 $143.98 17% $287.72
2009 BMW 135i $288 $168.17 $119.98 12% $329.42
2008 Mercedes-Benz R320 $222 $133.72 $87.98 12% $251.97
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $234 $145.88 $87.98 11% $264.13

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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?

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