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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,184

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Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
The mechanic was very professional and willing to work with our needs. He did an amazing job, left everything clean, and the car runs great! Would definitely recommend this service to everyone.
Was very knowledgeable and went above and beyond what was expected as well as took the time to answer all my questions to my satisfaction. I would recommend him to anyone.

Choeun

14 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
14 years of experience
I loved it. Choeuns did great work. I definitely will book him again and will recommend him to my other family and friends.
Choeun put in the extra effort needed to replace my timing belt. He very helpful and professional. You just cant beat having a professional mechanic come to you to perform repairs. So convenient.

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
870 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
Jeff was excellent. Very professional and obviously experienced. I asked him some questions to frankly test him. I have some mechanical experience and had researched the procedure; he gets an A+. He also left the work space very clean. Couldn't be more pleased!
Jeffrey was on time, informative and knew his business. I will not hesitate to ask for him again.

Whitney

38 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
38 years of experience
Whitney was excellent and very meticulous at his job. My Elantra runs much smoother and nicer after the Timing belt change. Very happy with the work done !!!

Enrique

20 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
20 years of experience
Great service, very knowledgeable and professional.
Nice and pleseant. He is knowledgeable about his work, services, and car parts

Godwin

23 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
23 years of experience
Godwin Tsui just helped me changed my 2005 Carmy' s timing belt. He arrived on time as scheduled. He did a very good job. Godwin is very friendly, i highly recommend him. I am very please with his services. I would rate him 6 stars if it is possible.

Raul

33 years of experience
285 reviews
Raul
33 years of experience

Allen

35 years of experience
471 reviews
Allen
35 years of experience
Allen did a great job! Very conscientious worker, very knowledgeable and readily answered any questions we had. I would recommend him to anyone!

Jerome

23 years of experience
415 reviews
Jerome
23 years of experience
very professional and reliable experience Jerome was a true profession I will definitely use your mechanic again no gimmicks or smoke screens just honest mechanical work on my vehicle as consumers that's all we can ask for

Michael

36 years of experience
39 reviews
Michael
36 years of experience
I have obtained 4 estimates for replacing time-belt & water pump, it would cost me anywhere from $1000 (dealer) to $700 (independent auto repair shop). For less than $600, Micheal not only replaced my Nissan's time-belt & water pump but also changed PCV valve and cleaned/flushed power steering fluids, that alone would cost $75 to $125. The best part is he did it at the garage where I am working, so convenient, no pickup and no waiting.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Crown Point?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Subaru Forester $664 $344.53 $319.96 14% $774.53
2005 Jeep Liberty $1424 $967.59 $455.94 9% $1580.34
2009 Kia Rio $704 $288.56 $415.94 16% $847.56
2014 Acura RLX $716 $396.04 $319.96 13% $826.04
2016 Audi A3 $836 $492.18 $343.95 12% $954.43

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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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