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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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Joel

19 years of experience
748 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel was great. He arrived on time and communicated everything with me very clearly. He was honest and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.
Joel is AWESOME! He has worked on my car a few times now. Each time he has been on time, friendly, knowledgeable, professional, courteous and discusses with you what he's going to do to the car. He gets to work very quickly and always finishes in a timely manner. He's very knowledgeable and I have confidence in him when he fixes my car. It's hard to find an honest mechanic that you can trust and I can truly say that I have found that in Joel. I know 100% that what he tells me is what I need to do to my car. I was concerned on this last visit, that my car was going to cost more than what I had originally planned. Joel actually save me money on this job! I have nothing but good things to say about Joel. I will always call upon Joel when my car needs repair. I have the utmost confidence in Joel and I feel very comfortable in recommending him! He's just the best! Thank you, Joel!

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Awesome guy
Joseph arrived early, made sure he was repairing the right problem, and did a good job fixing it. He was very courteous.

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
Very knowledgeable mechanic wouldn't hesitate to use him again. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.

David

18 years of experience
19 reviews
David
18 years of experience
Great experience, very helpful and convenient. Will be using the service again for all of my vehicles.

Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
I was skeptical of this service at first and of course did my research into it. I found they have very reliable and knowledgeable people and will alert you to any problems that need immediate attention. I found Jose to be very friendly and professional and an all around Awesome guy! Arrived early and did a great job. Sent me a quote and alerted me to what else needs attention. Very fast and professional as well accommodating! Thanks for doing a great job!

Mazyar

6 years of experience
121 reviews
Mazyar
6 years of experience
Got the job done right, great guy. Showed me exactly what was wrong and took time to explain everything. 10 stars

Deane

9 years of experience
278 reviews
Deane
9 years of experience
Great guy, Great job well done,

Wes

8 years of experience
5 reviews
Wes
8 years of experience
Showed up on time. Was friendly, courteous and informative.

Brian

12 years of experience
12 reviews
Brian
12 years of experience
Great overall experience with Brian !! On time, personable, professional, knowledgable, got the job done quickly and left the van and work area clean. Brian also seemed very trustworthy and sincere. I got a good vibe from him from the very beginning. I highly recommend his services for you automobile.

Javier

17 years of experience
32 reviews
Javier
17 years of experience
Javier was very professional, extremely knowledgeable and very customer focused. He took great pains to ensure that my expectations were met. Even as other issues surfaced with the car he worked to keep cost in line with various recommendations. It was my first experience with Your Mechanic and I am happy to say that it was a very pleasant one. I would certainly use the service again and would welcome the opportunity for Javier to be the one to perform that service.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Villa Park?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty $378 $137.58 $239.97 17% $460.08
2008 Kia Spectra $145 $64.84 $79.99 15% $172.34
2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer $135 $55.17 $79.99 16% $162.67
2012 BMW 750i xDrive $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2007 BMW X5 $270 $157.61 $111.98 12% $308.11
2010 Porsche Cayenne $402 $186.46 $215.97 15% $476.71

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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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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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