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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Darwin

Darwin

16 years of experience
15 reviews
Darwin
16 years of experience
Very thorough, persistent in finding a solution to the problem,
Jonathan

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Great mechanic
Mark

Mark

22 years of experience
95 reviews
Mark
22 years of experience
Mark arrived right on time. I was sent a google map of his location 40 minutes before he arrived. Mark is a friendly, knowledgeable, honest mechanic! He didn’t mind me watching and chatting as he worked. I am hooked on this service!
Fadi

Fadi

18 years of experience
85 reviews
Fadi
18 years of experience
I request FADI to do the work on my car . Why: he has a spirit of excellent Very knowledgeable he Not only replace the part but explain the function of it to keep the car running smooth The job was done In a timely manner. I didn't have to wait all morning in a auto shop. I am very satisfied with his Excellent workmanship. I considered him to be my mechanic.
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Eliseo

10 years of experience
228 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..
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Peter

41 years of experience
1212 reviews
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41 years of experience
Peter was a great mechanic!
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Damian

9 years of experience
376 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
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James

29 years of experience
453 reviews
James
29 years of experience
Fantastic service. Customer service was great, fixed my Nissan Xterra with no issues. It runs great. James showed up one time, completed the work quickly and provided me information on what was fixed and what needed to be completed on the car. Will not hesitate to book in the future. Sandra
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James

28 years of experience
525 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Prompt and professional
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Steven

14 years of experience
95 reviews
Steven
14 years of experience
This was my first time using a mechanic online, I have to say I was pleasantly surprised that my mechanic Steve arrived early and went straight to work. He did a great job, and I will use him again.


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee $324 $188.18 $135.98 12% $370.93
2015 Volkswagen Eos $199 $118.75 $79.99 12% $226.25
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 $140 $59.54 $79.99 16% $167.04
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $318 $229.60 $87.98 8% $347.85
2011 Audi A3 Quattro $235 $155.48 $79.99 10% $262.98
2011 Ford Mustang $167 $86.84 $79.99 14% $194.34

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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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