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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

569

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David

25 years of experience
182 reviews
David
25 years of experience
I still did not have a chance to drive my truck but just by him starting the truck it sounds a whole lot better. I feel the trust in the work he did just buy our conversations through out the day. I really liked our talk out his personal vehicle and what he has don't to it. I would recommend your company especially Dave.

Rodric

12 years of experience
326 reviews
Rodric
12 years of experience
Rodric was great, quickly fixed my tensioner and replaced the belt. Will be calling for other repairs!

Genaro

11 years of experience
262 reviews
Genaro
11 years of experience
Friendly and professional.

Brandon

18 years of experience
767 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Friendly and proper.

William

18 years of experience
129 reviews
William
18 years of experience
Great job, found more issues while inspection. Car runs great. William did what he supposed to do. Nice man.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
458 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Knew what he was doing, explained everything he was doing in detail as he was going

Augie

29 years of experience
263 reviews
Augie
29 years of experience
great service real professional and had my car started pretty fast and he was real honest and that's what I look for in my mechanic so I will definitely use him again

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!

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Very pleased with Yahshif. He explained everything that he repaired and completed the job within the time promised by Your Mechanic. He was very knowledgeable and extremely professional.

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
He was friendly and on time. Did the job in a timely manner. Great work.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Westminster?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Mazda CX-5 $172 $92.49 $79.99 13% $199.99
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 $140 $59.54 $79.99 16% $167.04
2004 Toyota Highlander $244 $148.27 $95.98 11% $277.27
2011 BMW 750i xDrive $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71
2011 BMW Z4 $286 $157.61 $127.98 13% $329.61
2005 Jaguar X-Type $170 $90.16 $79.99 13% $197.66

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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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