Q: New tension belt was put on and the car will not start. The car computer is saying the timing belt is off.

asked by on January 05, 2017

new tension belt was put on and the car will not start. the car computer is saying the timing is off. would that have to do with the tension belt being installed incorrectly? How much is for just a labor job? Should I take it to suzuki dealership?

My car has 70000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Hi there. The serpentine or drive belts have nothing to do with the timing belt on the car. It depends on the tensioner that was installed, either the drive belt tensioner or the timing belt tensioner. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your timing issue.

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