Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Takoma Park.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
He does a great job, glad he comes out this way.

Allen

34 years of experience
433 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
The guy was awesome and honest. He will tell you what is wrong, ways to fix it, and tips. He was early to the app interment and did a really good job. I will use him again in the future. Oh, and the parts they use are new, higher quality. Can't go wrong with that. this is so much better than driver to a mechanic shop.

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience
Great!!

Tom

40 years of experience
205 reviews
Tom
40 years of experience
Tom was on time for the appointment and very friendly. He arrived with everything that he needed with the exception of a couple parts that were later discovered to be needed. Even then, instead of rescheduling the appointment, he was able to get the parts a couple hours later and returned to finish the job. I am very pleased with Toms work and expertise in Volkswagen models. He made sure that my expectations were satisfied and that I was happy with the overall work. Tom is a very honest guy and will work with you to make you happy. He has turned my previous views about YourMechanic around and I will be using Tom from now on to work on my car. Thank you again!!

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Best decision EVER!!! Kirk came thru like no other. He was on time, kind, courteous, knowledgeable & understanding & most of all...HONEST and is now on the list for my family's One & Only Mechanic! He went above and beyond and got my Black Beauty up and running in time for my birthday weekend as well as gave me a quote for an oil change and rear break pad replacement on the spot! Praying him much success and will refer him to friends and family. I can't thank him enough.

Tabitha

15 years of experience
189 reviews
Tabitha
15 years of experience
Tabitha was prompt, professional, courteous and knowledgeable. She was definitely prepared and competent.

Terry

11 years of experience
45 reviews
Terry
11 years of experience
Everything was great. Very professional and nice. Hard working and knowledgeable. Will definitely use him again.

Jonathan

33 years of experience
353 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
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Manuel

39 years of experience
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Hollis

28 years of experience
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Hollis
28 years of experience
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How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Takoma Park?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Toyota Tundra $248 $167.95 $79.99 9% $275.45
2006 Isuzu i-280 $150 $69.53 $79.99 15% $177.03
2007 Ford Expedition $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2010 Infiniti G37 $344 $263.94 $79.99 7% $371.44
2007 Mini Cooper $415 $207.49 $207.97 14% $486.99
2005 Jaguar XJ8 $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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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.

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