Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in San Clemente.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

576

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Oreste

12 years of experience
111 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

Kevin

34 years of experience
53 reviews
Kevin
34 years of experience
Kevin was great! Very professional, easy to talk to and completed the service very promptly.

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.

David

19 years of experience
107 reviews
David
19 years of experience

Eduardo

20 years of experience
60 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 !!!!

Chris

18 years of experience
394 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Chris was prompt, friendly and did a great job.

Matthew

31 years of experience
639 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
I was so impressed with the professionalism, quality of work, and mechanical advice that Matthew provided. My appointment was st 6:00 and Matthew arrived almost 20 minutes early. The job was completed within the hour. Matthew is a wonderful mechanic! Very knowledgeable and friendly too!!! I will definitely book him again!

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
I originally booked Robert for a timing belt and water pump replacement (a different mechanic had told me it needed to be replaced). Upon inspection Robert informed me that my timing belt was in practically new condition and did not need to be replaced. A lot of mechanics would have probably just charged me for the timing belt replacement anyway and not even done the work, as I would have never known the difference. I don't know if it's yourmechanic's business model that produces honest mechanics or if Robert is just an exceptionally honest one, but either way I was very happy to avoid a much more expensive repair. Robert ended up doing a few other relatively minor repairs on my car that he noticed and I ended up with a much smaller repair bill that I originally expected. I'll definitely plan on using Robert in the future.

Melvin

12 years of experience
157 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin called me the day before my appointment (on Super Bowl Sunday nonetheless) to talk about the issues with my car. He arrived a tad early and fixed my car into the dark of night. I had to go to work and he didn't feel comfortable leaving my key in the console in the car and so he brought it to me at work! Melvin was top notch and my car is all the better because of him.

Tien

21 years of experience
896 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Great knowledgeable guy


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in San Clemente?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 GMC Savana 3500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2009 Saab 9-5 $284 $203.88 $79.99 8% $311.38
2010 Hummer H3 $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $311 $223.15 $87.98 8% $341.40
2007 Lexus LS460 $286 $165.96 $119.98 12% $327.21
2006 Porsche Cayenne $201 $120.83 $79.99 12% $228.33

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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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