Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Mount Airy.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

564

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Jerimiah

17 years of experience
317 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Excellent, as always
Made it easy to understand

Kevin

22 years of experience
233 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Kevin was great very knowledgeable and explained everything to me step by step. Highly recommend.

Tom

40 years of experience
205 reviews
Tom
40 years of experience
Tom was on time for the appointment and very friendly. He arrived with everything that he needed with the exception of a couple parts that were later discovered to be needed. Even then, instead of rescheduling the appointment, he was able to get the parts a couple hours later and returned to finish the job. I am very pleased with Toms work and expertise in Volkswagen models. He made sure that my expectations were satisfied and that I was happy with the overall work. Tom is a very honest guy and will work with you to make you happy. He has turned my previous views about YourMechanic around and I will be using Tom from now on to work on my car. Thank you again!!

Fabrice

18 years of experience
130 reviews
Fabrice
18 years of experience
Fabrice was great. I would recommend for any and all vehicle service needs.

David

12 years of experience
20 reviews
David
12 years of experience
Knowledgeable person and a great mechanic

Nicholas

9 years of experience
302 reviews
Nicholas
9 years of experience
Nicholas was AWESOME. He let me know everything that was needed and showed me the defaults of my vehicle. I would love for him to come back!

Eric

12 years of experience
9 reviews
Eric
12 years of experience
Eric was so professional and friendly. Apart from removing an replacing my car's drive belt tensioner, he also did a thorough inspection on my car and recommended me some preventive maintenance actions to be done. I will definitely choose him again in the future for my car maintenance services.

Deane

9 years of experience
267 reviews
Deane
9 years of experience
Great guy, Great job well done,

Ryan

20 years of experience
16 reviews
Ryan
20 years of experience
Very speedy and friendly, great service

Abdul

9 years of experience
395 reviews
Abdul
9 years of experience
Abdul was great. If I need any more service I will request him.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Mount Airy?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt $206 $94.22 $111.98 15% $244.72
2012 Toyota Sienna $349 $269.32 $79.99 7% $376.82
2007 Chevrolet Express 1500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2015 BMW 740Li $281 $96.60 $183.97 18% $343.85
2007 Audi A4 Quattro $347 $195.36 $151.98 13% $399.61
2012 Porsche 911 $399 $159.42 $239.97 17% $481.92

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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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