Why does my timing belt need to be changed?
If you are not keeping up on your timing belt replacement, it could result in more costly, time-consuming repairs. Failure to replace timing belts may result in total engine failure, bent and or broken valves, camshaft damage, cylinder head damage, and piston or cylinder damage. Your vehicle’s timing belt is an important factor in your car operation. Did you know, the timing belt’s purpose is to harmonize crankshaft and camshaft rotation. If both are running smoothly, the pistons and valves in your vehicle should operate correctly.
How often do I change my timing belt?
“When do I need to change my timing belt?” Timing belts need to be changed when your vehicle has reached 60k to 120k miles depending on the manufacturer’s recommendation. Also, depending on the engine type and make of your vehicle, you should replace your vehicle’s timing belt as the manufacturer recommends.
What happens if I don’t have it replaced?
“What are the repercussions of not replacing my timing belt?” If you do not change your timing belt, at the instructed time, you will have more car trouble in the future. Your timing belt is a part of your engine therefore if your timing goes out, your engine and everything connected, brakes as well.
What is replaced when replacing my timing belt?
“What is replaced when you replace the timing belt?” When your timing belt is replaced, you are also replacing other car necessities as well. You are replacing your water pump, tensioners, idlers, cam and crank seals, and coolant. It is important that these features are replaced too. We strongly suggest these replacements as well as your timing belt because it can result in your timing belt brakes then it could cause catastrophic failures. Your engine, valves, camshaft, cylinder heads, and pistons or cylinders will suffer the consequences if your timing belt is not changed.
Where can I have my timing belt replaced?
Looking for a Chico timing belt replacement? Locally, there are many places that offer timing belt repair. Choosing where to go is not an easy task. In the Chico area, We, at Tedious Repairs have been replacing timing belts for 13 years. Hundreds of cars have chosen us to get the job done! Students and locals trust our staff at, Tedious Repairs, to handle all their timing belts and water pump needs! Call or book an appointment with us today to receive excellent chico timing belt replacement and more! Click here for my phone number