Timing Belts & Timing Chains
Deep under the hood of your
If the timing belt breaks or becomes loose while driving, your vehicle will immediately quit running and you will have to be towed in.
Timing belts are usually made up of rubber which becomes brittle with
Timing belts should be replaced at the manufactures recommended distance or time periods (anywhere from 60,000 miles to 105,000 miles ) to keep from resulting in belt failure which could end up in catastrophic engine failure, especially in interference engines. Be sure to check your owners manual for recommended replacement, not sure where your owners manual is? No problem, just give us a call and we will find out for you!
A timing belt replacement
Here at McCabe’s it is our mission to keep you informed on what’s going on under the hood of your car. We are always on your side and understand car repair is not cheap ,and can always help you prioritize future repairs based on your budget and what’s necessary. Stop by and visit us at our auto repair shop located within the Greater Tacoma Area!
* The image is of a 2013 Ford Flex with a timing chain driven water pump.
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