Timing Belt Replacement
Mobile Timing Belt Replacement At Your Home Or Office
Are you in need of mobile timing belt replacement at your home or office? Our highly trained timing belt replacement mobile mechanics can do it a lot cheaper than the auto repair shops because we don't have the additional overhead. Give us a call for timing belt replacement estimates for your vehicle.
What Is A Timing Belt Replacement?
The timing belt or sometimes timing chain keeps the operation of your engine properly synchronized. The timing belt is a rubber belt located within your engine and it is one of the most important components of the engine. If the timing belt fails, it can cause catastrophic damage to your engine so it's important to replace it on the manufacturer's recommended schedule. It is an extensive repair because a lot of the engine components will have to removed to access it.
How is a Timing Belt Replacement Done?
The process for replacing your timing belt involves the removal and replacing of a few other parts as well. First, the mechanic will remove the engine timing cover to survey the timing belt and pulleys for the required parts. The timing belt, pulleys, water pump, and tensioners will all be removed and replaced. Afterwards, the timing cover will be reinstalled along with any other parts that were removed during the procedure.
Your vehicle manufacturer has a recommended interval for timing belt replacement that should be followed. The timing belt is more expensive to replace than other engine components, but the failure to replace it and other associated parts can result in severe internal damage to the engine. This is one procedure that cutting corners could literally cost you much more down the road.
Indicators That You Need a Timing Belt Replaced
A pre-failure symptom to look for is a squeaking sound from the timing cover area. But the easiest indicator is that your car won't start because the timing belt is broken.
Why Is It Important?
Not replacing the timing belt as needed can result in costly engine problems. It is an essential part of the engine that needs to function properly. Waiting till failure might require replacement of the whole engine.
Can I Do It Myself?
The requires removal of a lot of engine components and it is very extensive in scope so it's best left to trained professionals. We recommend letting an experienced mechanic replace your timing belt and associated parts.
Can I Drive Without Doing a Timing Belt Replacement?
The chances of severe, costly damage to your engine is high if you continue to drive your car when the timing belt breaks. Why take that risk? Give us a call and we can get it fixed right away, give you peace of mind, and back on the road again.