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

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Number of Reviews

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Ross

16 years of experience
54 reviews
Ross
16 years of experience
Ross was great! He kept me informed as to when he would arrive and he kept me informed as to the progress of the job. He went the extra mile!

Stefan

15 years of experience
367 reviews
Stefan
15 years of experience

Daniel

19 years of experience
289 reviews
Daniel
19 years of experience
Did a great job, was knowledgeable and friendly.

James

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

Gary

25 years of experience
226 reviews
Gary
25 years of experience

Nathan

27 years of experience
260 reviews
Nathan
27 years of experience
A great guy

Chris

20 years of experience
1634 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris does it again and again.. thanks to YourMechanic, he has become a trusted, go-to for my car. I couldn't be happier with his mix of knowledge, great attitude and efficiency. Cheers !

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
Alex is a first rate mechanic and an honest businessman. He accurately diagnosed the problem with my Tahoe and suggested a solution what was fair and reasonable. He did not try to "over sell" me. My problem has been solved and I have complete confidence in the work Alex performed. We was polite, efficient and on time. I highly recommend him.

Kenneth

18 years of experience
503 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
I was happy with Kenneth’s diagnosis! It wasn’t what I thought (power steering pump replacement) and I saved $$$. I felt completely at ease with his repairs to replace a tensioner and pulley and in future, he will be my go to repairman.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
483 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
He came on time. He identify the real problem and given me a fair price.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Petaluma?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2012 Kia Optima $311 $223.24 $87.98 8% $341.49
2005 GMC Envoy XUV $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2007 BMW 335i $288 $168.17 $119.98 12% $329.42
2015 Audi S5 $299 $218.53 $79.99 8% $326.03

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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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