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Number of Reviews

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Charles

33 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
33 years of experience
Courteous, knowledgeable, personable, a great individual, and a great mechanic. He will be my go to for auto repairs from now on. I greatly appreciate his work.
Very fast

Tung

15 years of experience
308 reviews
Tung
15 years of experience
Tung was on time and professional.

Joseph

19 years of experience
495 reviews
Joseph
19 years of experience
Joseph is an excellent mechanic with a genuine disposition. After he completed everything, he gave me tips on repairs I could do myself. I have highly recommended him to my friends and family.

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!!!

Joel

20 years of experience
833 reviews
Joel
20 years of experience
On time, on point, very knowledgeable. Great personality! I really enjoyed my experience!!!

Whitney

38 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
38 years of experience
Whitney is a great guy who goes above and beyond to get the work done. He is insightful, experienced, and helpful at explaining and answering questions.

Emmette

35 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
35 years of experience
Emmette was great! I purchased my own parts and he did a great job inventorying everything up front and letting me know what I needed. He took the time to show me where my water pump was starting to show signs of wear. I am very happy with the service he provided! I will definitely be a repeat customer.

Rey

24 years of experience
103 reviews
Rey
24 years of experience
I was skeptical about using this service but I'm glad I did. Rey was extremely helpful and honest! Great job, great service!

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
870 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
Jeffery is a great mechanic that is very detailed in his work. He finds the problem at hand and also checks for other things that may become faulty later. Great guy,very knowlegable and able to explain things in a way all can understand .

Ben

40 years of experience
1145 reviews
Ben
40 years of experience
very happy with the service


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Moncks Corner?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Volvo V50 $582 $318.37 $263.96 13% $673.12
2015 Volkswagen Jetta $837 $485.42 $351.95 12% $958.42
2007 Volkswagen Jetta $820 $356.27 $463.94 16% $979.77
2008 Acura TL $707 $315.20 $391.95 16% $841.95
2006 Audi TT Quattro $648 $336.31 $311.96 14% $755.56

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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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