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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

582

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Peter

41 years of experience
1235 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Peter was amazing. Needed extra parts and work beyond what I thought and was more than accommodating. Was able to get the parts and update my account. Car is running great. Highly recommend!
Very prompt and knowledgeable.

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!

Pardeep

19 years of experience
579 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very quickly identified my issue underlying some weird symptoms. I wish the pricing methodology had been clearer, though. I was quoted for a service that ended up being unnecessary (belt tensioner replacement), and I'm unsure if I was charged for the labor anyway.

Quentin

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

Russell

22 years of experience
356 reviews
Russell
22 years of experience
This was my first time using this service, and Russell made it easy. He was fast, efficient, and didn't talk to me like I didn't understand.

Juan

20 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
20 years of experience
A+++experience

Javier

17 years of experience
32 reviews
Javier
17 years of experience
First time trying YourMechanic services. Highly impressed with over all experience. Javier was on time and performed the full job and also provided information on what else maybe needed to get done on the car. Will use him again. Highly recommended!!

Paul

17 years of experience
205 reviews
Paul
17 years of experience
Excellent

Donald

38 years of experience
124 reviews
Donald
38 years of experience
Donald was courteous and professional. He explained what he was going to do and showed me as well. He also took the time to show me the things he recommends to be fixed in the future.

Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Tacoma?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Suzuki XL-7 $213 $132.72 $79.99 11% $240.22
2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2011 Dodge Challenger $308 $227.88 $79.99 8% $335.38
2004 Audi A6 Quattro $355 $147.24 $207.97 16% $426.74
2005 Audi A4 $347 $195.36 $151.98 13% $399.61
2006 Jaguar S-Type $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66

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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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