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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

593

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David

26 years of experience
142 reviews
David
26 years of experience
Great service!
Great!

Abdul

9 years of experience
410 reviews
Abdul
9 years of experience
Abdul was great. If I need any more service I will request him.

Allen

34 years of experience
441 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Awesome job, flexible with schedule and very professional, would absolutely recomend!

Kevin

34 years of experience
53 reviews
Kevin
34 years of experience
Kevin arrived on time and was very professional. He did not try to sell me on anything additional and did the job within the time allotted. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a mechanic. I will definitely use this website in the future!

Robert

15 years of experience
28 reviews
Robert
15 years of experience
Robert has a positive attitude and is very professional. He got my vintage (ancient?) Mercedes all patched up and running again. I would definitely recommend Robert without hesitation!

Kenneth

18 years of experience
503 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.

Tung

14 years of experience
283 reviews
Tung
14 years of experience
Tung was very professional and got the job done super quick!

Ben

16 years of experience
114 reviews
Ben
16 years of experience
Ben showed up early, was ready to work and got to work immediately. I did, however, not feel as if he was in a hurry or was trying to just get done with the job. I can confidently say that I will recommend him and look forward to working with him in keeping my E90 running for many, many more miles. Thanks Ben!

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe is very professional. He is nice and just gets the job done like a beast. Thanks again Noe for a great job.

Eladio

8 years of experience
129 reviews
Eladio
8 years of experience
Great!


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in West Sacramento?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 $182 $101.82 $79.99 13% $209.32
2014 Ram 2500 $182 $101.82 $79.99 13% $209.32
2009 Saab 9-5 $284 $203.88 $79.99 8% $311.38
2013 BMW Z4 $308 $220.08 $87.98 8% $338.33
2007 Land Rover LR3 $141 $61.11 $79.99 16% $168.61
2013 Jaguar XK $344 $223.96 $119.98 10% $385.21

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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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