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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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Keith

16 years of experience
269 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
Very informative and professional!
Awesome dude!

Damian

9 years of experience
396 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Excellent

Sami

19 years of experience
69 reviews
Sami
19 years of experience
Sammie is very knowledgeable and reall aims to satisfy the customer. Highly recommend this guy.

Rodric

12 years of experience
326 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
replaced drive belt tensioner. no problems

Brandon

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great job !

Joseph

25 years of experience
480 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
He’s honest and professional, I will highly recommend him.

Mung

19 years of experience
31 reviews
Mung
19 years of experience
He was very helpful and showed me what else needed to be repaired

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.

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
The best mechanic I have ever dealt with. Honest, quick, and dedicated to the job at hand.

Charles

15 years of experience
176 reviews
Charles
15 years of experience
Charles was prompt and professional, and took the time to explain an additional fault he found after replacing the belt tensioner.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Thornton?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Hyundai Tucson $145 $64.84 $79.99 15% $172.34
2005 Ford Excursion $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2007 Ford Edge $204 $115.63 $87.98 12% $233.88
2006 Acura RL $188 $107.66 $79.99 12% $215.16
2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 $207 $94.84 $111.98 15% $245.34
2004 Ford Mustang $200 $56.41 $143.98 19% $249.91

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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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