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Engine Timing

Timing belt-what is it-what does it do

April 20, 2017

The timing belt transfers the rotation of the crankshaft to the camshaft. The rotating camshaft activates the valves, which provide air and fuel to the cylinders and expel combustion gases to the exhaust system. With […]

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Engine Timing

Why should you replace your timing belt

January 5, 2017

Timing belts have replaced timing chains on many of today’s engines. Not to be confused with “V-belts” or “Serpentine belts”, which are located on the outside of the motor to drive accessories, timing belts perform […]

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Engine Timing

Timing belt neglect-What can happen

November 21, 2016

Timing belt neglect – Don’t neglect yours or you could destroy your vehicle’s engine from the inside out. Not to cause any undue alarm, but your vehicle could have a ticking time-bomb lying in wait underneath […]

Timing Belt
Cylinder Heads

Interference and non-interference timing belt or chain

May 31, 2016

Interference and non-interference timing belt or chain. In an interference engine, if a timing belt breaks while driving, there is a good chance that the engine might be severely damaged. A non-interference engine will stall, […]

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Engine Timing

Timing belt failure symptoms

May 29, 2016

Timing belt failure symptoms-What should you look for? Replacing your vehicles Timing Belt or Cam Belt as it’s also known, can sometimes be a costly exercise depending on what type of vehicle you have. The […]