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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

597

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Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
All around great, my second time using Josh's services. Would be happy to use again

David

19 years of experience
107 reviews
David
19 years of experience
What an awesome lifesaver!! David was very fun and professional and got the job done very quickly. He took the time to show me exactly what was happening each step of the way. I will NEVER go to the dealer or another shop again!

Wilson

11 years of experience
293 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Excellent service!!! He showed up 10 minutes early. Very thorough, honest, calm, patient and explained things clearly. He worked very hard to make sure everything was done properly and cleaned up his area. I would highly recommend him to anyone that is looking for someone with a high level of expertise, honesty, reliability and detailed work. This guy is awesome!

Fred

15 years of experience
344 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
Mr. Hill was on time as scheduled,. He had the correct parts to repair my car. He was courteous and very knowledgeable I will use him again as needed.

Eduardo

20 years of experience
61 reviews
Eduardo
20 years of experience
Good mechanic! Very Professional! Came inspected my car, found EXACTLY what the problem was, showed me, came back the next day and got right on it !!!!

Lee

32 years of experience
66 reviews
Lee
32 years of experience
Lee was on time, personable, has a great attitude, and very smart. But most of all, Lee was honest. That alone makes him worth every penny, and more. I cannot stress that enough. Lee is one of a kind and has earned my business for a long time to come.

Brandon

16 years of experience
275 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Will use Brandon exclusively for all future repairs. He’s that good!

Oreste

12 years of experience
125 reviews
Oreste
12 years of experience
Great guy explained all to me very well thanks Im very happy with his service as he has made my car run again fast and quick fix

Russell

22 years of experience
356 reviews
Russell
22 years of experience
This was my first time using this service, and Russell made it easy. He was fast, efficient, and didn't talk to me like I didn't understand.

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Charles was prompt and professional, and took the time to explain an additional fault he found after replacing the belt tensioner.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Pasadena?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Ford Edge $204 $115.63 $87.98 12% $233.88
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse $208 $128.11 $79.99 11% $235.61
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 $271 $150.97 $119.98 13% $312.22
2006 BMW 525i $201 $121.00 $79.99 12% $228.50
2013 BMW M3 $485 $285.52 $199.97 12% $554.27

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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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