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Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

597

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David

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

Christopher

25 years of experience
261 reviews
Christopher
25 years of experience
Very professional and knowledgeable, and made sure the problem was resolved. I plan to use his service again.

Melvin

12 years of experience
158 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin was very informative he took time to educate me about my vehicle. He is simply THE BEST REPRESENTATIVE OF YOUR MECHANIC.

David

14 years of experience
599 reviews
David
14 years of experience
Definitely recommend David, and will use him in the future.

Carlos

26 years of experience
272 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
THE WORK WAS OUTSTANDING. WILL HAVE SOME WORK ON MY 2004 GMC ENVOY TO CHECK AND REPLACE THE FRONT AND REWAR BRAKE'S I HAVE 100,000 MILES. NEED A PRICE. WOULD LATE OCT - MID NOV 2018.

James

19 years of experience
51 reviews
James
19 years of experience
James did a great job. The car he worked is a second car that hardly is used. We wanted to use it. Thanks to James we are!

Kenneth

18 years of experience
504 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Service excellent

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Thank you very much for a flawless automotive repair at the convenience of my home. Jeff arrived on time with motivation, and professionalism. He started working immediately. The appointment was booked for seven hours; however, he completed the maintenance ahead of schedule. Jeff is very truthful and hard worker. He could have taken advantage of the situation, instead he resisted the temptation of easy money and chose to do the right thing. His professionalism and integrity are seldom unheard of from the auto repair and service industry. Again, thank you for the expertise and for a job well done.

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!

Joe

18 years of experience
126 reviews
Joe
18 years of experience
Very skilled very polite and quick. Very satisfied


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in White Plains?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Volkswagen Routan $182 $101.82 $79.99 13% $209.32
2008 Saab 9-3 $174 $94.22 $79.99 13% $201.72
2005 Volkswagen Golf $263 $182.88 $79.99 9% $290.38
2012 BMW 650i xDrive $404 $228.46 $175.97 13% $464.96
2009 Audi Q7 $285 $204.97 $79.99 8% $312.47
2007 BMW M6 $326 $197.98 $127.98 11% $369.98

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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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