The automotive serpentine belt, aka drive belt, is an important part of the operation of a motor block. The correct tension needs to be present in the mechanism to ensure that the engine is running at peak performance. The mechanical parts include a pulley system that can be off base, rattle or have another problem that causes a belt to lose its tension. Buying a used drive belt tensioner for sale on this website can help with DIY repair projects.
How to Diagnose Engine Belt Issues
Mechanics offer services that help people to maintain reliability when using an automobile. Unfortunately, this service comes with a price. There are several things that someone can check to make sure that a belt or tensioner assembly is going bad on a vehicle. This is one of the ways to save hard earned case when components need to be replaced.
Symptoms of a Failing Serpentine Belt
1. Squeaking or Scraping Noise
2. Loss of Motor or Battery Power
3. Tight Pulley
4. Unresponsive Tensioner Arm
5. Bent Tension Spring
Most vehicles that have over 50,000 miles on the motor will start to experience an issue with a belt or other drive train component. The correct diagnosis is essential before putting out any money to an automotive professional to fix an issue.
Idler Pulley and Tensioner Replacement Parts
One of the negatives to replacing a serpentine belt for any type of automobile is that more than one component might also be required. It is common to buy a belt, tensioner arm and an idler pulley to make certain that the parts will remain stable for years to come. LCP provides certified used automobile components that include drive belt parts and accessories at good pricing online.
The brands that are in stock in the warehouse of junk yard components available here include the following:
GMC, Chevy, Ford, Buick, Oldsmobile, Jaguar, Mazda, Kia, Mitsubishi, Honda, Acura, Dodge, Plymouth, Jeep, BMW, VW, Toyota, Suzuki and most popular auto company nameplates.
Replacement Belt Tensioner Parts Prices
What is the cost to replace the drive belt in a vehicle? Costs vary by part in most locations in the United States and Canada. Local mechanics markup the total cost for consumers although parts are bought for wholesale prices. LocateCarParts.com connects with resellers of preowned parts that have been checked for quality and appearance. Price information is available on this page for review.
To get the best sale price, the manufacturer year and the automaker must be supplied at minimum. A vehicle identification number is not needed, but can help when reviewing the in stock details that are supplied. The components that are shippable are displayed and a warranty package is included in all advertised pricing. Someone viewing this website has access to the nationwide shipping and the parts interchange network available.