HOW MUCH AND HOW LONG TO REPLACE BELT TENSIONER ...

  • Tiny
  • stephstevenson
  • 1999 Dodge Ram
  • 98,000 miles

How much and how long to replace belt tensioner and serpentine belt
also can you just replace serpentine belt and if so about how long would it last

THANKS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND QUICK ANSWERS
STEPH

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 9:19 PM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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You don't have to replace the belt tensioner only needs replaced if it is bad. As far as the belt, they usually last around 30K miles and take about 15 minutes to install.

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 9:38 PM
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  • stephstevenson
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Hi again they said it was slightly belt out and the belt would keep going toward the front and slide off at sometime what would be the apprx cost for part and for part/labor total

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Steph

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 9:41 PM
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Figure the tensioner will be around 70 dollars and labor for the entire job should be no more than 1 hour.

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Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 9:45 PM

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