Timing Belts

Keep That Engine Running!

Every part of your car performs a specific purpose. For the timing belt, it's what keeps your engine running. It's a ribbed belt that keeps the engine's timing in check, ensuring that the crankshaft and camshaft are synchronized.

Sometimes, you may experience problems with your timing belt. These may include the following:
  • Breaking of the belt
  • Loss of engine operation
  • Noises
  • Wearing

Timing Belt Replacement

Some vehicles were manufactured with timing belts, while others came with timing chains. If you are unsure of what you have, contact us and we'll gladly let you know what your vehicle has - We can give you insight as to what maintenance will be needed.

Timing belts wear slowly over time, losing their tension and becoming brittle. Your vehicle's manufacturer usually suggests when to replace the belt, depending on the mileage and age. In addition, a broken belt can lead to major engine damage, such as damaged pistons, valves, or other components. If you are unsure of when the belt needs replacing, let us know so that you can be better informed about your vehicle.

When your belt needs to be replaced, bring it to us. Our trained mechanics will diagnose the problem. If the belt needs to be replaced, we will take great care in doing so. It is important to have every part lined up correctly including the valve and piston. If these are not matched correctly, it could lead to bigger problems.
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