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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Josh

Josh

21 years of experience
64 reviews
Josh
21 years of experience
Nice , friendly, professional expert
Very professional, very knowledgable. Great attitude! I would highly recommend him.
Jeff

Jeff

30 years of experience
439 reviews
Jeff
30 years of experience
Always a good experience with Jeff.
Jonathan

Jonathan

19 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
19 years of experience
Jonathan did a great job. On time, professional, and knowledgeable. Did the job in a timely manor.
Dante

Dante

28 years of experience
98 reviews
Dante
28 years of experience
Great prices, great convenience, great job. What could be better?
Kevin

Kevin

21 years of experience
127 reviews
Kevin
21 years of experience
Kevin was knowledgeable and very personable. I am very appreciative of the. Time and care he took with my car. Thank you so much. Nancy Allen
Robert

Robert

28 years of experience
500 reviews
Robert
28 years of experience
Robert is high professional, clear and organized in the work mechanic. He good knows and loves his job. He has a well-equipped truck with tools and necessary equipment for any work. Robert did great job replacing timing belts on my Nissan Frontier and Toyota Highlander. I have already recommended three friends for Robert and I'll recommend him for all those, who need any repair or any service on their cars. Thank you Robert. Good job. I also want to thank the management, as I understand it is still not big, but growing company, for information and the organization of the repair of cars.
Duane

Duane

22 years of experience
323 reviews
Duane
22 years of experience
Came on time (even a little early - good). Knew what he was doing & came prepared. The job was done in very reasonable time, about what was estimated. I would hire him again.
Tung

Tung

13 years of experience
211 reviews
Tung
13 years of experience
Absolutely wonderful customer service. He also informed me of upcoming repairs.
Patrick

Patrick

30 years of experience
865 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
He was on time, very knowledgeable and professional
Godwin

Godwin

21 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
21 years of experience
Expert. Got in and did the job perfectly and quickly. Looked like he did this job a thousand times.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Brooklyn?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Brooklyn. Our mechanics in Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Subaru Impreza $745 $472.57 $271.96 11% $838.07
2007 Chrysler 300 $732 $291.64 $439.94 17% $882.89
2006 Hyundai Tucson $415 $174.82 $239.97 16% $497.32
2010 Acura RL $656 $311.82 $343.95 15% $774.07
2015 Acura RLX $648 $391.54 $255.96 11% $735.54

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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.

Timing Belt

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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