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

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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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Andrew

23 years of experience
146 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
Andrew communicated well with me both before and during the appointment. He arrived when he said he would and did an excellent job with the repairs needed. I wouldn’t hesitate at all to have him work on my truck whenever needed in the future. His work is very much appreciated!
Very knowledgeable and professional, quick service.

Jamahl

18 years of experience
825 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
Very thorough and helpful
best mechanic ever

Brikk

16 years of experience
369 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Brikk was great with my little 2002 Corolla! He was on time and went straight to work. Replaced the Drive Belt Tensioner and my car is running quietly once more. He finished the work in less time than anticipated and put air in the tires and checked the brakes. He suggested some things for future thought just to keep my "Lexie", running in top condition. I have already recommended YourMechanic and Brikk to friends. It was a great experience and I will definitely call Brikk again when the time comes to do some additional work.

Eduardo

10 years of experience
41 reviews
Eduardo
10 years of experience
Diagnosed problem and let me know it was a different part of the drive belt. Got it fixed quickly.

William

9 years of experience
21 reviews
William
9 years of experience
He did a good work for my car, and on time he arrived and suggested few additional repairs as well - will call again, Thanks.

Grzegorz

39 years of experience
472 reviews
Grzegorz
39 years of experience
Greg is a nice guy and knowledgeable. He replaced my OFH/OFCH gasket and belt tensioner on my BMW X6.

Joel

19 years of experience
737 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Professional, friendly, and really a low stress visit overall. Joel was great

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience

Joseph

18 years of experience
60 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
couldn't have gone any better!

Doug

32 years of experience
139 reviews
Doug
32 years of experience
Timely professional


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Troutdale?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 GMC Yukon $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2011 Ford E-350 Super Duty $131 $51.01 $79.99 17% $158.51
2008 Toyota Solara $370 $290.04 $79.99 6% $397.54
2011 BMW 750Li $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2012 Chevrolet Corvette $326 $109.55 $215.97 18% $399.80

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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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