Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Morrow.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Joseph

18 years of experience
429 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Very fast and friendly.
Joseph, did a great job with my car. This is the second time I have had him out and it will definitely won't be the last.

Max

28 years of experience
19 reviews
Max
28 years of experience
Great service and very professional. Max went above and beyond to make sure all questions were answered and any concerns adressed.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Maxwell showed up earlier than his appointment time with me. He is very knowledgeable of the vehicle parts and was kind enough to explain me some functions of the engine. When he was finished, there was no dirty spot in my driveway. He is cool...

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Glad to have Rodney look after my car...again. He is knowledgable, reliable and professional. Perfect person for Your Mechanic.

Paul

17 years of experience
201 reviews
Paul
17 years of experience
Great experience. Very professional and timely.

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 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.

Leo

39 years of experience
74 reviews
Leo
39 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.

John

18 years of experience
424 reviews
John
18 years of experience
John was absolutely awesome on time professional and very knowledgeable I will absolutely use his services again.

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
If I need more work done on any car I would request Jeff to come out.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Morrow?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Kia Sportage $487 $174.82 $311.96 18% $594.07
2005 Jeep Liberty $1422 $966.21 $455.94 9% $1578.96
2006 Volkswagen Jetta $833 $368.89 $463.94 16% $992.39
2005 Lexus LX470 $718 $358.52 $359.95 14% $842.27
2012 Acura TSX $632 $311.82 $319.96 14% $741.82

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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.

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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