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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Joe

Joe

20 years of experience
34 reviews
Joe
20 years of experience
Joe was very professional and polite and courteous
Joe is an experienced mechanic that completed my timing belt and serpentine belt replacements without a hitch. He did a great job.
Dan

Dan

36 years of experience
611 reviews
Dan
36 years of experience
Your Mechanic is a great business to deal with, providing amazing pricing and top notch professional workmanship. I will absolutely without a doubt be using Your Mechanic again and will be requesting that Dan Barber be my mechanic for all future jobs! A+++++
Frank

Frank

37 years of experience
57 reviews
Frank
37 years of experience
Frank was very knowledgeable and good at his job. He was also quick.
Patrick

Patrick

30 years of experience
865 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
Excellent service.
Daniel

Daniel

18 years of experience
121 reviews
Daniel
18 years of experience
Daniel completed my work on Sunday, and was able to complete the appointment in a timely manner. All work appears to be satisfactory.
Rusty

Rusty

20 years of experience
263 reviews
Rusty
20 years of experience
Rusty did an amazing job. He arrived ten minutes early and chatted with me before he started working. I definitely will be requesting his services again.
Jeff

Jeff

30 years of experience
439 reviews
Jeff
30 years of experience
Prompt, professional Very friendly, would definitely work with Jeff again. Thanks!
David

David

19 years of experience
182 reviews
David
19 years of experience
David Mattera was responsive and professional. He called me a day prior to appointment and arrived half an hour early. He explained to me what to expect. I really like the service.
James

James

28 years of experience
364 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James made my aging 2004 Honda Odyssey like new again. I'm very happy I got to work with James. He is an exceptional mechanic.
Tith

Tith

18 years of experience
17 reviews
Tith
18 years of experience
He was great with communicating before and during the appointment and arrived early. He did a great job installing my new timing belt and drive belt. Would definitely recommend him.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Henderson?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Honda Pilot $680 $311.82 $367.95 15% $806.32
2007 Toyota Solara $609 $256.77 $351.95 16% $729.77
2006 Kia Optima $585 $320.62 $263.96 13% $675.37
2015 Acura RDX $600 $311.82 $287.96 14% $698.82
2006 Audi TT $661 $348.93 $311.96 13% $768.18

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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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