Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Christmas.

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YourMechanic Timing Belt Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,205

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Henry

33 years of experience
153 reviews
Henry
33 years of experience
Henry was great.
Very courteous and polite. Expert workmanship. Very patient and thorough.

David

31 years of experience
107 reviews
David
31 years of experience
Excellent, timely service and competitively priced.
He is good worker, friendly, and I would recommend him to a friend .

Mike

12 years of experience
120 reviews
Mike
12 years of experience
I have requested Mike for several repairs and he has always been prompt and professional. The Prelude needed a timing belt change. His wide array of knowledge in electrical, fuel systems, and automobiles, gave me confidence Mike can perform the task. Mike completed the timing belt change within the allotted time and the Prelude is running great! Thank you Mike for the great service! Do I recommend Mike for your automotive repair needs? An enthusiastically yes!
Excellent mechanic, very thorough and knowledgeable. I will definitely ask for Mike again.

Joseph

19 years of experience
519 reviews
Joseph
19 years of experience
Joseph initially diagnosed a coolant leak as a faulty water pump, and then swapped out the timing belt and water pump a few days later. His service was incredible and I would highly recommend him to anyone. Joseph visited me at my home on both occasions and I didn't have to sit in a smelly auto shop for 4 hours while the work was completed.
Was on time. Very detail driven did a great job very personable

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
I have been recommending "YourMechanic" to everyone it is so convenient and the pricing is great !! No need to take time off work everything is done on the computer it's great !! No surprises you know the cost when you schedule the service I love it !! Joshua was absolutely AWESOME he was so professional and very nice the car runs soooo good I am extremely happy !!

Robert

19 years of experience
798 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Super quick, knowledgeable, and professional! Robert handled a timing belt and water pump job in less than half the time it takes me to handle a drive belt.

Keith

17 years of experience
333 reviews
Keith
17 years of experience
The work completed for replacement of the timingbelt, water pump and pulley was completed without any issues.

Anderson

26 years of experience
75 reviews
Anderson
26 years of experience
Friendly and knowledgeable. Completed work in a neat and timely manner. Highly recommend

Edward

41 years of experience
64 reviews
Edward
41 years of experience
On time,efficient and very knowledgeable. I am done taking my vehicles to a repair shop where it takes forever and the costs are through the roof. Ed completed repair on time and I never left my house ! Looks like I have found a good mechanic. Thx again.

Maxwell

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 years of experience
Oh my gosh, its been a long time since I been without my transportation. I was told I would have to wait three days for my car to get fixed. Then an angle blessed me Maxwell came out to repair Sunflower {my truck} I was unsure if Sunflower would run again. I'm greatful for Mobil mechanics my children and I have our lifeline back. There is really not many words I can say to show Max we are greatful. Max from Sunflower the kiddos and I we hope thank you is enough. THANK YOU MAXWELL!!!


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Christmas?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Volvo V50 $527 $263.47 $263.96 14% $618.22
2005 Suzuki Reno $546 $306.03 $239.97 13% $628.53
2014 Fiat 500 $740 $436.05 $303.96 12% $844.55
2006 Acura TL $729 $337.15 $391.95 15% $863.90
2012 Acura RL $681 $337.15 $343.95 14% $799.40

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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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