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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Deane

9 years of experience
267 reviews
Deane
9 years of experience
Deane arrived on time and finished his work sooner then it was estimated. No chatting, brief self introduction and straight to the business. Seeing how professional and efficient Deane did his work, my roommate is interested to book an appointment with him.
Great guy, Great job well done,

Tien

21 years of experience
892 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Tien was a few minutes early for my appointment, which to me is right on. He was very professional and got the job done quickly and efficiently.
Everything is smooth

Quentin

12 years of experience
9 reviews
Quentin
12 years of experience
Very good job

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience

Jay

35 years of experience
695 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Jay was seriously awesome. He showed up early, got straight to work, and my car was up and running again very quickly. Jay was extremely helpful with recommending services and repairs that needed to be done to my vehicle. He really went above and beyond and I'll definitely be recommending him to friends and family.

Steven

19 years of experience
200 reviews
Steven
19 years of experience
This is the third time I've used Steven for auto repairs and I'll keep using him.

Joshua

9 years of experience
4 reviews
Joshua
9 years of experience

Eduardo

17 years of experience
318 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Eduardo arrived at 8am right on the dot, and was working on my car within a few minutes. He was finished with my Sonic in about 30 minutes, which was shocking, because with how cramped everything is in my car's engine bay, I figured replacing the drive belt tensioner was going to take at least an hour or more. He handed me my old tensioner, had me sign, and he was on his way. An excellent mechanic that I would definitely recommend, and also one I would re-book again for future work!

Joseph

10 years of experience
14 reviews
Joseph
10 years of experience
Skilled in identifying cause of sweaking serpentine belt. He discovered the cause was the tensioner pulley bearings wore out. He educated me on what could happen if it wasnt replaced. He replaced tensioner pulley and belt.

Ryan

20 years of experience
23 reviews
Ryan
20 years of experience
Very speedy and friendly, great service


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Pittsburg?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Dodge Challenger $182 $101.82 $79.99 13% $209.32
2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse $139 $59.12 $79.99 16% $166.62
2006 Saab 9-5 $284 $203.88 $79.99 8% $311.38
2006 Infiniti FX45 $310 $229.81 $79.99 8% $337.31
2008 Acura TSX $202 $122.28 $79.99 11% $229.78
2014 BMW M5 $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71

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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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