Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Simi Valley.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More

$132.65 - $559.89

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement.
Learn More



Recent Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement reviews in Simi Valley

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

639

Rating Summary
596
25
7
5
6
596
25
7
5
6

Horus

10 years of experience
122 reviews
Horus
10 years of experience
Honest and knowledgeable

William

10 years of experience
21 reviews
William
10 years of experience
Arrived early and promptly began working after talking with me to describe the symptoms.

Fadi

19 years of experience
85 reviews
Fadi
19 years of experience
Fadi was great. Knowledgeable and efficient. Showed up early and got the job done on time, all while I was at work so I didn't have to take any time out of my workday to get the car fixed. Definitely recommend.

Kyle

11 years of experience
137 reviews
Kyle
11 years of experience
Great job! Highly recommend

Richard

10 years of experience
450 reviews
Richard
10 years of experience
He was really professional and he pointed out exactly what my car needed.

Kenneth

10 years of experience
104 reviews
Kenneth
10 years of experience
Successfully repaired squeaking from engine. Successfully tested a/c fan problem from previous Your Mechanic repair. Only a/c problem reoccurred after an hour or so of driving. Will have someone come back and test.

Paul

18 years of experience
226 reviews
Paul
18 years of experience
Excellent

Hiram

24 years of experience
55 reviews
Hiram
24 years of experience
Promptly arrived and finished the work well within schedule. Top class professional work.

Wes

9 years of experience
5 reviews
Wes
9 years of experience
Showed up on time. Was friendly, courteous and informative.

Manuel

40 years of experience
132 reviews
Manuel
40 years of experience
Manuel came to my house on September 10th and diagnose that my pulleys were misaligned. He did a typical inspection told me exactly what was wrong with the car and how he was going to fix it and also what tools are required. The following day at 11 o'clock on September 11th he came by and fix my power steering pump because being the non experienced mechanic that I am when I try to put on the pump I failed to misaligned the belts and I wonder press the pulley. Manny will fix it within 25 minutes and also replace my belt adjuster. He was very sore throat and he was very communicative during the whole process. Although I have not driven my car yet, there is no noise after letting it idle for about 5 minutes. I'm very impressed and was quite skeptical at first about the your mechanic. Com, but after this experience and the customer service that was provided in the expertise that was performed I will definitely be recommending Manny as well as your mechanic. Com to my friends and family. Thanks guys


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Simi Valley?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Ford Escape $152 $72.17 $79.99 15% $179.67
2016 GMC Canyon $129 $48.93 $79.99 17% $156.43
2013 Chevrolet Sonic $191 $111.40 $79.99 12% $218.90
2014 Mini Cooper $387 $178.68 $207.97 15% $458.18
2011 Audi A6 Quattro $421 $204.97 $215.97 14% $495.22
2016 Jaguar XF $384 $223.96 $159.98 12% $438.96

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


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.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com