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When Should You Replace A Timing Belt?

When Should You Replace A Timing Belt?

When people think about car maintenance, they tend to leave their belts on the back burner. This is partly due to the fact that belts don’t tend to wear down until later on in the vehicle’s life. However, it is important to regularly inspect the timing belt for signs of wear and tear. If this belt breaks, it can majorly affect your vehicle’s drivability and damage the engine.   The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing the rotation of the motor’s crankshaft and camshaft. The ribbed teeth on the rubber help with the engine’s harmonious motions. Without this integral component, the engine valves would not start and stop at the appropriate time. And therefore, your pistons and valves can suffer serious damage.  What Are the Signs of a Worn Timing Belt? Looseness or tightness of the belt Physical signs of belt wear, including cracking, glazing, grime build-up, and loose fibers Slow or sluggish engine starts, or overall incapable to start ... read more

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