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Why should you replace your timing belt

January 5, 2017 Danny Bender

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 a much more vital role.  The purpose of a timing belt is to provide a […]

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Timing belt neglect-What can happen

November 21, 2016 Danny Bender

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 its hood. Timing belts are a very simple part that can cause big problems if not taken […]

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Interference and non-interference timing belt or chain

May 31, 2016 Danny Bender

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, if a timing belt breaks, but further damage might be limited. The timing belt is […]

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Timing belt failure symptoms

May 29, 2016 Danny Bender

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 labour costs of removing the existing belt and installing a new one, add to the cost, […]

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Timing belt-what is it-what does it do

December 16, 2015 Danny Bender

The timing belt: what it is, what it does, why it should be replaced as recommended and what could happen if it should fail.   With automotive engines as with many aspects of daily life, timing is critical. One vehicle component often overlooked during routine maintenance is the engine timing […]