Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement at your home or office in Woodland Hills.

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YourMechanic Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

564

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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.

Mitchel

22 years of experience
217 reviews
Mitchel
22 years of experience
Met Mitchel on a Saturday morning to replace my drive belt tensioner. As soon as he stepped out of his truck he greeted me with a hand shake and spoke about what is going on with my car. Easy to talk to person. Very friendly. He checked the noise and started to get his tools ready to remove the tensioner. He showed me the part, the new one and I left him alone so he can work at peace. I offered him a soda and water to cool off. The job was done in an hour. He checked for noises but none was being heard. I am thankful for his services. The annoying and worrisome noise has stopped. I would truly recommend his services for automotive repairs. He is a professional. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. I have a mechanic but is tied up with orders so I contacted Your Mechanic services and am thankful. Thank you Mitchel!

Sergio

43 years of experience
46 reviews
Sergio
43 years of experience
Sergio was very timely to the appointment, professional with my vehicle, and provided a great deal of information on what needed to be fixed; also let me know of other issues that sufficed.

Ryan

20 years of experience
16 reviews
Ryan
20 years of experience
Very speedy and friendly, great service

Joshua

18 years of experience
24 reviews
Joshua
18 years of experience
Was great. On time. Actually early, fast and got the job done. Answered all my questions and gave good recommendtions. Will defiently be booking appointments for Josh to work on my car Great mechanic! And great company thanks for taking my stress away 

David

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

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
I've found a mechanic I can trust and depend on!!! The whole process was the best and I will be using Harish again to work on my car. He came early, kept me informed of what was wrong with my car and didn't advise of items that weren't wrong. As a woman finding someone to trust with car repairs is a hard thing to do. This process was very simple and the best part is he came to my house!!

Robert

18 years of experience
612 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Punctual and quick. Quality service.

Alex

14 years of experience
434 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Great guy, made sure that I knew what the car needed, and how much it would cost and stuck to it. This is a great service, wish I had known about it sooner.

Chris

9 years of experience
278 reviews
Chris
9 years of experience
Excellent. Did a great job. Very professional and thorough. Took the time to explain everything to us and answered all our questions. Will definitely use again.


How much does Drive Belt Tensioner Replacement cost in Woodland Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Volkswagen Routan $308 $227.88 $79.99 8% $335.38
2007 Dodge Caravan $149 $68.95 $79.99 15% $176.45
2009 Nissan Frontier $160 $80.05 $79.99 14% $187.55
2007 Mercedes-Benz S600 $277 $180.94 $95.98 10% $309.94
2011 Audi Q5 $233 $153.00 $79.99 10% $260.50
2006 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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