What does the timing belt do? The timing belt is a rubber belt that keeps the crankshaft and camshaft(s) in good timing with each other. This insures proper operation of the engine. Some vehicles have a timing chain. Some vehicle? the timing belt also runs other components of the vehicle like the water pump.How do you know you need your timing belt replaced? If the tensioner fails it can cause the belt to breakYour vehicles scheduled maintenance indicates it needs to be changedEngine light is on indicating the timing is off. How is the timing belt replaced by a mobile mechanic? Remove engine cover and other accessories to gain access to beltInspect belt and all accessories attachedRemove and replace timing belt and accessories (if equipped)Re-attached cover and any accessories that were removedTest drive vehicle How important is having your timing belt replaced? Because the timing belt is rubbe? over time it cracks and can break. If the timing belt breaks it can cause serious engine damage.
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How it Works
Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
Book a Time
After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.