The Timing Belt is the belt that controls the camshafts in your engine. It opens and closes the valves, at just the right time for smooth operation. The timing belt has teeth that turn the camshaft, in time with the crankshaft.
Timing belts have replaced timing chains, in most of the vehicles on the road today. And, this belt, is totally different, from “V-belts” or “Serpentine belts”. Because, this belt performs, a much more important job. […]
So, diagnosing a water pump noise, can be tricky. Quite often, your water pump, is buried deep in the engine, making it difficult to access. Also, your water pump, is usually attached, to a number […]
Timing belt failure, can cause catastrophic engine damage. But, timing belt failure, can be avoided, by keeping the timing belt, in good operating condition. So, timing belt failure, has always been a topic, no one […]
So, timing belts-chains or gears, all perform the same function. Consequently, their job is to synchronize, the rotation of the crankshaft and camshaft. But, despite having the same functionality, timing belts-chains or gears, are unique […]
On most newer engines the water pump timing belt, is what ensures the coolant, keeps moving through your engine. Consequently, allowing the engine to maintain, a consistent and optimum operating temperature. But, a water pump […]
A timing belt is one of those things, that’s critical to replace; according to the auto manufacturer’s schedule. Timing belt replacement is most often, between every 75,000 and 100,000 miles. So, check your owner’s manual, […]