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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

564

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Brandon

18 years of experience
764 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.

Dustin

11 years of experience
41 reviews
Dustin
11 years of experience
Very Knowledgeable and professional work was exceptionally well and very fast

Eliseo

10 years of experience
234 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..

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!

Eduardo

20 years of experience
57 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 !!!!

Vytas

6 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
6 years of experience
No nonsense. In and out. Great job.

Dan

37 years of experience
715 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience

Mason

18 years of experience
7 reviews
Mason
18 years of experience
He is really friendly and felt comfortable when he was fixing it. But the actual issue was not solved.

Chris

20 years of experience
1568 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
It was a pleasure working with Chris. He was professional top to bottom with what he did and how he did it. He answered questions I had regarding my situation and gave understandable responses. If needed, I would work with him again. Thank you Chris.

Gregory

29 years of experience
232 reviews
Gregory
29 years of experience
Great service. Very communicative during entire process. Will definitely use service again.


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
2013 Suzuki SX4 $218 $137.68 $79.99 11% $245.18
2012 Mazda CX-7 $286 $205.54 $79.99 8% $313.04
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2015 Acura TLX $329 $216.88 $111.98 10% $367.38
2015 Infiniti QX70 $344 $263.94 $79.99 7% $371.44
2008 Audi S4 $589 $341.13 $247.96 12% $674.38

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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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