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

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

592

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Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris was on time and very professional, courteous and quickly finished the job.
Chris does it again and again.. thanks to YourMechanic, he has become a trusted, go-to for my car. I couldn't be happier with his mix of knowledge, great attitude and efficiency. Cheers !

Jerome

22 years of experience
414 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Jerome was very helpful and explained everything well.

Wilson

11 years of experience
289 reviews
Wilson
11 years of experience
Wilson was great ! only issue we had was getting parts, resulting in my having to use a ride service +3 days.

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great job !

Horus

9 years of experience
96 reviews
Horus
9 years of experience
Honest and knowledgeable

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
483 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
He came on time. He identify the real problem and given me a fair price.

Collins

10 years of experience
124 reviews
Collins
10 years of experience
My truck has been parked for weeks and several mechanics looked it over. Only Collins could get it up and running. He was on time fo his appointment, friendly, need professional and fast. I am so thankful that he was sent to do this job. He will be the only one I select to do any automobile repair in the future.

Pardeep

19 years of experience
587 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Great mechanic. Very quickly identified my issue underlying some weird symptoms. I wish the pricing methodology had been clearer, though. I was quoted for a service that ended up being unnecessary (belt tensioner replacement), and I'm unsure if I was charged for the labor anyway.

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
good work, done fast.

Brikk

16 years of experience
373 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.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Westwood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer $174 $94.38 $79.99 13% $201.88
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee $180 $100.30 $79.99 13% $207.80
2008 Hyundai Sonata $380 $267.88 $111.98 9% $418.38
2011 Mercedes-Benz S400 $175 $94.84 $79.99 13% $202.34
2011 BMW 335is $288 $168.17 $119.98 12% $329.42
2015 BMW M5 $412 $228.46 $183.97 13% $475.71

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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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