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

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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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Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
He was Awesome!!!

Kyle

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

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Highly knowledgeable on Landrover cars!

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Mr. Reyes arrived early for the appointment. This was very helpful. He explained the service he was asked to do and also noted that he would check all other areas of the vehicle for function and safety. He completed the service in remarkably short time. He was friendly and professional and told me what to expect in an email regarding billing and invoice. Mr. Reyes is definitely an asset to your organization. Because of him, I will continue to do business with www.YourMechanic.com and recommend to my friends and family. The entire experience was very clear and easy and the prices are very fair.

Jonathan

11 years of experience
142 reviews
Jonathan
11 years of experience
The best

Chris

18 years of experience
389 reviews
Chris
18 years of experience
Chris was prompt, friendly and did a great job.

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Harish was very professional and answered all my questions. I am impressed with his work. I will definitely be requesting him again and referring him to anyone I know who needs their car worked on.

Damian

9 years of experience
360 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
He got here early and finished the job in 25 minutes. I highly recommend Damien. Thank you!

Rusty

21 years of experience
352 reviews
Rusty
21 years of experience
Fantastic Service! Rusty was very professional and friendly. He is very knowledgeable about car repairs in general, and specifically my vehicle. He arrived early and came prepared with the right tools and knowledge to take on the job. As it turned out the repair needed less parts that I purchased, and I will be returning what was not needed and saving even more money. Rusty also completed a thorough inspection of my vehicle, inside and out(he is great with paying attention to the details) and let me know of any trouble areas, along providing quotes for services I intend to schedule in the near future. I could not be happier!

Kenneth

18 years of experience
487 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
I was happy with Kenneth’s diagnosis! It wasn’t what I thought (power steering pump replacement) and I saved $$$. I felt completely at ease with his repairs to replace a tensioner and pulley and in future, he will be my go to repairman.


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
2012 Chevrolet Equinox $245 $132.72 $111.98 13% $283.22
2005 GMC Envoy XUV $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2009 Saturn Aura $213 $132.72 $79.99 11% $240.22
2015 Mercedes-Benz E400 $148 $60.19 $87.98 16% $178.44
2005 Audi TT Quattro $207 $118.60 $87.98 12% $236.85
2013 Ford Mustang $167 $86.84 $79.99 14% $194.34

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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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