Your motor vehicle’s timing belt- or cam belt as some people would prefer to call it, needs to be changed after a particular amount of time. The manufacturer normally specifies the period within which the replacement need to be done. Not following these recommendation sets you up for serious repercussions that normally follow when the belt eventually breaks.
The belt’s major role is to synchronize the turning of the crankshaft and the camshaft. By doing this, the engine valves open and close at the correct time as the cylinders perform their intake and exhaust strokes. Note that the valves have to be open at the intake and exhaust and at the same time, the pistons need to remain in the correct position once the gas carrying air ignites.
In almost every case where the belt fails, the outcome is serious and the engine damage costly. Imagine this happening to you far from home. You’ll end up stranded and the other aggravations you’ll have to deal with will most likely be terrible.
Many current motor vehicles, and even the classic ones, do have a timing belt. What’s distinct is the kind. Some utilize a chain version, meaning regular replacement might not be essential. At [name of firm], we offer comprehensive belt solutions that satisfy all type of motor vehicles. Visit our facility and we’ll assist you understand what sort of belt your auto utilizes and when/if it needs to be changed.
Motor vehicle manufacturers normally specify the period for changing your timing belt. It could be based on time or miles (whichever occurs first). However, it would be wonderful if you consulted a specialist. We‘ve observed situations where an earlier replacement is essential. That’s why we highly advise that you have your belt inspected, beyond the recommended periods.
Contact us anytime and we’ll assist you determine the condition of your belt.
Timing belt replacement needs to be done properly. Likewise, no aspect of the whole system needs to be overlooked. Associated parts such as tensioner, cam followers, and the water pump need to be changed as well. As we switch your cam belt, we’ll also have the other processes and replacements completed as well.
Note that if any of the relevant parts malfunction, the extent of harm to your engine would be nothing less than what a defective cam belt would do.
The typical mile interval given by a lot of vehicle manufacturers for replacing the cam belt varies between 60,000-120,000 miles. The specific number varies from vehicle to vehicle, so look at your vehicle’s manual to find out yours.
Having a brand-new timing belt fixed can be a bit expensive, not due to the fact that the belt itself is costly, but due to the fact that the process of changing it can be quite overwhelming, given the location of the belt as well as the degree of thoroughness required to do it right.
Luckily for you, you have a chance to have your auto cared for in West Bridgford by industry-approved specialists with rich experience in managing all the aspects of an engine, be it for a van, car, lorry or commercial motor vehicles. Everyday, we take care of various vehicle brands and models therefore we consider any repair or service job, including timing belt replacement, regular job normal. What’s more, our solutions are reasonably priced to fulfill your financial requirements.
We think that our success stems from looking after our clients. We strive to become as customer friendly as possible, from free price quotes to free advice. We know how inconvenient it can be when your car and truck or business vehicle is having mechanical problems and we always do our best to take away the anxiety and stress and take charge of the problem.
The next time you require help with your car or van, please give us a call and try our first class professional service.