Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Mira Loma.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,164

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Jeffrey

26 years of experience
870 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
My appointment was for 2:00 p.m on Saturday (04/30/2016). Heavy rain was forecasted for later on that afternoon, so Jeffrey called, and offered to start the timing belt change at 12:00 noon. That was very considerate of him. He is a very knowledgeable mechanic, and completed the work without any breaks. He wife came along with him, and they are both very pleasant to talk to. The Odyssey sounds like new now. Thank you Jeffrey.
Jeff was very professional and polite. Clearly knows his business and knows cars. Offered some good suggestions, good inspection, and did great work!

Pardeep

20 years of experience
690 reviews
Pardeep
20 years of experience
Pardeep was very profession. When talking with him he was very friendly and explained what he was doing so I could understand. I have already recommended him to some of my friends
Excellent service - would use again. Explained what he was doing and made sure the water pump was working after installing.

Maxwell

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 years of experience
Maxwell was punctual, had all the necessary tools to do the job and completed the work ahead of schedule! We were skeptical about using Your Mechanic but ended up being absolutely thrilled with the service! Thank you!!
Excellent. Max knows his mechanical stuff and would do business with him again.

Frederick

15 years of experience
54 reviews
Frederick
15 years of experience

Diego

20 years of experience
536 reviews
Diego
20 years of experience
Diego is a great mechanic and a fine gentleman. Highly recommended, he is the best. Thanks Diego!

Robert

30 years of experience
587 reviews
Robert
30 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.

Mauricio

39 years of experience
85 reviews
Mauricio
39 years of experience
I had a very good experience with Mauricio and would recommend him. He would go above and beyond to meet his customer's satisfaction. He is one of the best and down to earth mechanic I know.

Bryan

25 years of experience
54 reviews
Bryan
25 years of experience
Bryan is a true professional. He arrived on time and was very thorough on what was happening and showed the parts that were fixed aftewards. I appreciated the time he took to make sure I understood everything that took place. He did an excellent job and is very trustworthy.

Josh

23 years of experience
64 reviews
Josh
23 years of experience
Very professional, very knowledgable. Great attitude! I would highly recommend him.

Manuel

31 years of experience
301 reviews
Manuel
31 years of experience
Extremely convenient and a nice alternative to bringing your car into a mechanic or your dealer!


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Mira Loma?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Honda Accord $671 $311.02 $359.95 15% $794.77
2005 Volkswagen Jetta $520 $199.72 $319.96 17% $629.72
2006 Kia Optima $518 $317.70 $199.97 11% $586.45
2015 Acura RLX $648 $391.86 $255.96 11% $735.86
2006 Audi A8 Quattro $1031 $510.86 $519.93 14% $1209.61

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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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