Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in South Saint Paul.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

597

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Chris

20 years of experience
1650 reviews
Chris
20 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.

Joseph

31 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Wow! Great service and extremely knowledgeable about automobiles. He immediately gave me peace of mind about my concern and fixed the problem quickly. Good people skills and definitely loves what he does, he's a keeper and qualifies for a raise!

Napoleon

25 years of experience
147 reviews
Napoleon
25 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!

Manuel

39 years of experience
132 reviews
Manuel
39 years of experience

Eliseo

10 years of experience
239 reviews
Eliseo
10 years of experience
First experience with mechanic and your mechanic service very positive. Mechanic was on time, professional, and knowledgeable about the work he was performing. Mechanic performed repair with what looked like relative ease and in a timely manner. Offered option to opt out of parts installation not necessary to reduce the price of repair which you don't normally get by taking your car to a shop..

Steve

28 years of experience
49 reviews
Steve
28 years of experience
Steve was great, he knows his stuff!

Gary

33 years of experience
91 reviews
Gary
33 years of experience
Gary was very knowledgeable professional and got the job done with all due speed. I was impressed and glad that I had hired him because he saved me from pulling my hair out.

Ruben

15 years of experience
80 reviews
Ruben
15 years of experience
Ruben did a great job , will book him in the future.

Tim

10 years of experience
100 reviews
Tim
10 years of experience
Excellent work and great person to work with. We had to change belt tensioner and belt. This gentleman did nice job and quick.

Ricardo

12 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
I'm very pleased with my recent experience. Ricardo did a good job, it was an extensive amount of work, & he took care of it. Car runs good.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in South Saint Paul?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Nissan Quest $265 $152.97 $111.98 12% $303.47
2005 GMC Sierra 3500 $170 $89.58 $79.99 13% $197.08
2005 Chevrolet Colorado $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2005 Cadillac XLR $190 $102.16 $87.98 13% $220.41
2013 BMW X5 $356 $228.46 $127.98 10% $400.46
2015 Porsche 911 $426 $186.46 $239.97 16% $508.96

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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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