Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Haltom City.

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Number of Reviews

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Chris

Chris

19 years of experience
1240 reviews
Chris
19 years of experience
Excellent work thanks
Chris arrived on time and seemed very knowledgeable about the work I needed. He was polite and completed the work on time. After he complete the work he cleaned up took trash with him. He gave me good advice regarding questions I had. I would definitely use him again. I would rate him excellent.
Grzegorz

Grzegorz

38 years of experience
440 reviews
Grzegorz
38 years of experience
Grzegorz is a trust worthy mechanic, He installed a new Engine/drive belt plus a water pump on my 2005 Honda Civic. He answered all the questions that I had for him, he also gave me some pointers on car parts and how to fix things for my self . I recommend him on fixing your car as well.
Quick, knowledgeable, very skillful and genuine honest mechanic. Would recommend to anyone and made me a believer of this service.
Honorio

Honorio

16 years of experience
658 reviews
Honorio
16 years of experience
Honorio was very patient and methodical and thorough. He knew all of the tricks to make the job go smoothly, but took the time to do it right. He was easy to talk to and was happy to explain things when I asked questions. This was my first experience with YourMechanic.com, and it turned out to be better than expected. I waited two days to write this review to ensure no engine leaking or other problems cropped up. The car is running beautifully and I haven't seen a single drip on the pavement or under the hood.
Excellent job in difficult environment. Raining.
Scott

Scott

18 years of experience
144 reviews
Scott
18 years of experience
SMOOTH EXPERIENCE Scott showed up as scheduled and got right to work. As a retired mechanic of many years, I can recognize a professional tradesman of the craft. This guy is exactly that and it was comforting to me to have him working on my vehicle. He completed the job and left absolutely no mess! What a nice job he did.. I looked over everything after he left and was very impressed with the work accomplished. YourMechanic business is A+ in my book for the customer and the mechanic who does the work! The paperless billing and processing is very convenient for all. This is 21st century business done right! Need a great mechanic.. call for Scott Bailey!
David

David

23 years of experience
50 reviews
David
23 years of experience
I can't rave enough about how fast amd knowledgeable and punctual David is. My father owned a shop for 13+ years and would have been very happy to know David and would have jumped at the chance to hire someone with his integrity. I wish there were 6 stars!
Julio

Julio

24 years of experience
67 reviews
Julio
24 years of experience
Great service and good knowledgement from julio.
Jerome

Jerome

22 years of experience
293 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Great job. Made it look so easy.
Ted

Ted

31 years of experience
6 reviews
Ted
31 years of experience
Ted was awesome. He is very knowledgeable in his field.
Mark

Mark

8 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
8 years of experience
All i can say is Mark is a very experience mechanic....
Leo

Leo

38 years of experience
73 reviews
Leo
38 years of experience
Great, personable mechanic who took his time and went above and beyond in attending to details of timing belt and water pump replacement.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Haltom City?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Volvo V70 $595 $283.51 $311.96 15% $702.76
2007 Subaru Impreza $589 $348.85 $239.97 12% $671.35
2008 Subaru Legacy $653 $389.40 $263.96 12% $744.15
2012 Acura TL $632 $311.82 $319.96 14% $741.82
2008 Acura TL $704 $311.82 $391.95 16% $838.57

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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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