How do you know when is time to replace a timing belt?
A timing belt must be replaced at recommended by the manufacturer intervals, usually from 60,000 miles to 105,000 miles or every 10 years. You can find the recommended replacement interval in your owners’s manual. In addition, the timing belt must be replaced if it has any damage like cracks, cuts, or if it is soaked in oil leaking from the engine, or if it shows any signs of excessive wear.
What would happen if I do not change my timing belt?
There are two types of engines: an interference and non-interference. In an interference engine, if timing belt not replaced in time, the timing belt can break and might cause severe damages. In non-interference engine the car probably just going to stall and not cause sever damage.
Can a timing belt condition be inspected?
Yes. A timing belt is covered by plastic cover. We can inspected by removing top cover and visually check the condition of timing belt. If you are approaching the mileage for a timing belt change, or if you bought a used car and you don't know if the timing belt has been replaced, it's a good idea to have it checked.
How much does it cost to replace timing belt?
Depends on the type of car, model and who is your automotive repair shop. A to Z Express Mobile Mechanics it’s a fleet of ASE certified mobile mechanics that can come to your home or office. We do not have overhead like a regular repair shop, that’s why we can save you 20-30% on service. Same dealership quality in affordable price.
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