Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Annandale.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,119

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Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
The best. He is an excellent person.
Had to put a new timing belt on the wife's car. Keith came out and took care of the issue quickly and within the specified time. Very professional and has a sense a humor. Will book with him again when needed. I would recommend him for sure.

Allen

34 years of experience
441 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Awesome experience. .very professional and knowledgeable. ..repair done in a timely manner
No complaints, came on time and got it done.

Joseph

18 years of experience
433 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Knowledgeable! Even came early. Made sure to answer all my questions.
So amazing and professional really good mechanic too I wish I would have met him sooner!

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
AWESOME GUY! Definitely recommend him and Your Mechanic. Jeff came to replace my timing belt, and found that it must have been replaced right before we purchased the car, that saved us $160!!
If I need more work done on any car I would request Jeff to come out.

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Great experience
Arrived early, friendly, got the job done quickly. Great service!

Eugenio

24 years of experience
133 reviews
Eugenio
24 years of experience
He was on time and the work was great. He also explained to me what was done and all the problems he encountered. Would recommend him to everyone.

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
843 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Arrived on time, courteous and professional.

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe is professional, he knows what he doing.

Isai

25 years of experience
230 reviews
Isai
25 years of experience
Isai was great. He was punctual and very polite. He fixed the problem and explained a few things about the car. I would for sure recommend him to a friend!

Michael

36 years of experience
91 reviews
Michael
36 years of experience
Michael was punctual and courteous. He explained the work being done and pointed out other items that would need attention soon. He was great.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Annandale?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Annandale. Our mechanics in Annandale are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Annandale.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Hyundai XG350 $743 $399.27 $343.95 13% $861.52
2012 Volkswagen Passat $790 $421.62 $367.95 13% $916.12
2004 Mitsubishi Diamante $685 $397.21 $287.96 12% $784.21
2005 Acura MDX $720 $311.82 $407.94 16% $860.07
2010 Acura TSX $632 $311.82 $319.96 14% $741.82

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Timing Belt Replacement Service

What is a timing belt and how does it work?

An engine timing belt is a fiber reinforced, toothed drive belt manufactured using durable compounds such as highly saturated nitrile. The timing belt allows the crankshaft to drive the camshafts in the cylinder head at half the RPMs of the crankshaft. The camshafts then open and close the engine’s intake and exhaust valves in time with the movement and position of the pistons in the engine.

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When to replace the timing belt?

  • Every 60k-90k miles. If an engine is equipped with a timing belt, the timing belt must be replaced at the service interval specified by the vehicle manufacturer regardless of whether or not any problem is visible, typically in the range of 60,000 to 90,000 miles. Your vehicle owner’s manual should state the specific service interval.
  • Engine stops abruptly or will not start. Occasionally, timing belts can break, or skip, while the engine is running.
  • Rough engine operation. The molded, reinforced teeth on the timing belt engage gears on the crankshaft and camshafts. After many tens of thousands of miles, the teeth can wear or break, or the belt can stretch, thus causing the belt to jump position on the crankshaft or camshaft gears. Should the belt jump, the engine will run poorly and perhaps not at all.
  • Banging or clanking engine noise. On some engines, if the timing belt has jumped, the pistons and valves can collide and there will be noise and damage. These engine designs are referred to as interference engines. If your car has an interference engine, replacing the timing belt according to the maintenance schedule will minimize the chance that a belt failure will cause engine damage.

How do mechanics replace the timing belt?

Engine designs vary, and thus the replacement procedure will vary, but broadly, the procedure is as follows:

  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Once the engine is cold, set the crankshaft to top dead center with the number one piston on the compression stroke. Remove crankshaft pulley.
  • Remove all accessories interfering with the removal of the timing belt covers.
  • Remove timing belt covers. Lock camshafts, as required, and note position of camshaft timing marks. Remove timing belt tensioner and idler pulleys. Remove timing belt.
  • If replacing the water pump, do so at this time, and of course drain the cooling system first. If the engine cooling system thermostat is only accessible with water pump replacement, the thermostat should be replaced as well.
  • Installation of the new timing belt includes all of the above steps, performed in reverse, following strict guidelines to assure camshaft and crankshaft (and balancing shaft, if equipped) are in perfect alignment after tensioner has been set.
  • Upon completion of the installation, the engine crankshaft is turned by hand 720 degrees and the correct position of the timing marks on the crankshaft and the camshafts is confirmed.
  • The vehicle is road tested to confirm normal operation and a service sticker is affixed to the engine noting the date of belt replacement and the vehicle mileage.

Is it safe to drive with a timing belt problem?

No, were a worn out timing belt to snap while underway, perhaps on a highway, it creates a risk of complete loss of engine power while surrounded by fast moving vehicles. Once your vehicle has reached the recommended replacement mileage for the belt, you can eliminate the risk of sudden and unexpected timing belt breakage by having it replaced. If your engine is of the interference type, it is especially important to replace the belt according to the maintenance schedule because sudden breakage of the timing belt, while the engine is running, will likely cause significant damage to internal engine components such as the valves and pistons.

When replacing the timing belt keep in mind:

  • An interference engine should be carefully inspected before a broken timing belt is replaced because it may have sustained damage that will have to be repaired prior to installing a new belt.
  • The timing belt system includes idler pulleys and a belt tensioner. These components should be replaced along with the belt.
  • On some cars, the timing belt drives the engine’s water pump. Mechanics will usually recommend replacing the water pump at the same time that the timing belt is replaced.

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