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Do I Really Need to Replace My Timing Belt?

Do I Really Need to Replace My Timing Belt?

Today, most vehicle owners have an understanding of a timing belt and its importance to the smooth running of vehicles. Although some modern cars are still manufactured with timing chains, most cars still use a timing belt. It is an essential component that ensures harmony with vehicle parts during movement. What is a Timing Belt? A timing belt is an important belt in the engine that is toothed and runs the engine camshaft. It times the upward and downward movement of the pistons. The belt maintains a synch in the internal moving parts of the engine. It synchronizes the crankshaft and camshaft movement to ensure they operate in unison and the vehicle functions properly. Is Replacing the Timing Belt Necessary? If you wonder whether there is any need for you to complete a timing belt replacement, then the answer is yes. It is a crucial component of the engine, and its failure results in engine failure. A malfunctioned timing belt also causes further damages to the vehicle, including ... read more