Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in New Orleans.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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James

9 years of experience
42 reviews
James
9 years of experience
Very professional!

Pardeep

19 years of experience
578 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very quickly identified my issue underlying some weird symptoms. I wish the pricing methodology had been clearer, though. I was quoted for a service that ended up being unnecessary (belt tensioner replacement), and I'm unsure if I was charged for the labor anyway.

Jonathan

33 years of experience
360 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Very professional

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great job !

Paul

23 years of experience
207 reviews
Paul
23 years of experience
Extremely satisfied. Confident in Paul. I appreciate being shown the tensioner (pulley) that was locked up causing my serpentine belt to break twice.

Grzegorz

39 years of experience
472 reviews
Grzegorz
39 years of experience
Very helpful and professional. Thanks Gregory.

Henry

32 years of experience
137 reviews
Henry
32 years of experience
Another great experience provided by Henry! He's professional, polite, friendly, and very thorough-thank you!

Rodrigo

11 years of experience
121 reviews
Rodrigo
11 years of experience
Very honest. He did a good job getting my car running again.

Eduardo

10 years of experience
41 reviews
Eduardo
10 years of experience
Diagnosed problem and let me know it was a different part of the drive belt. Got it fixed quickly.

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
experienced, knowledgeable and friendly.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in New Orleans?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Honda CR-V $180 $99.93 $79.99 13% $207.43
2005 Ford Explorer $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor $154 $74.06 $79.99 15% $181.56
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML500 $261 $181.10 $79.99 9% $288.60
2015 BMW 750Li xDrive $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2015 Porsche Panamera $290 $186.46 $103.98 10% $326.21

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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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