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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Chris

21 years of experience
1676 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
As a first time customer i am very impressed with the service set up. Our mechanic Chriss did a great work in sufficient time. He is very professional and knowledgeable which made me feel more confident in his work.
Amazing! Chris is honest and goes the extra mile. Look forward to using him again for my auto needs

Eric

13 years of experience
9 reviews
Eric
13 years of experience
Eric was so professional and friendly. Apart from removing an replacing my car's drive belt tensioner, he also did a thorough inspection on my car and recommended me some preventive maintenance actions to be done. I will definitely choose him again in the future for my car maintenance services.

Wesley

8 years of experience
15 reviews
Wesley
8 years of experience
Wesley did a great job!!

Napoleon

26 years of experience
147 reviews
Napoleon
26 years of experience
Probably my best experience with a mechanic, ever. Came early, then took the time to troubleshoot to make sure I wasn't paying to replace a part I didn't need. Work was quick and problem is solved. I will be booking again!

Mathew

23 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
23 years of experience
Great guy, definitely knows what he is talking about.

Zandro

16 years of experience
27 reviews
Zandro
16 years of experience
Zandro arrived on time, get the job done then leave. Highly recommended his work.

Jamahl

19 years of experience
830 reviews
Jamahl
19 years of experience
Excellent .

Ben

40 years of experience
1141 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience

Wilson

12 years of experience
294 reviews
Wilson
12 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!

Jerimiah

18 years of experience
328 reviews
Jerimiah
18 years of experience
so far his been trustworthy and on time.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Riverside?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Kia Forte $224 $136.04 $87.98 11% $254.29
2006 Toyota RAV4 $228 $148.27 $79.99 10% $255.77
2010 Volvo C30 $257 $153.00 $103.98 12% $292.75
2009 Infiniti FX35 $344 $263.94 $79.99 7% $371.44
2011 Lexus GS460 $254 $165.96 $87.98 10% $284.21
2010 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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