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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Peter

42 years of experience
1301 reviews
Peter
42 years of experience
Peter was great, I certainly hope I get him for future work. Very professional and knowledgable. He exceeded my expectations. Your prices are fair and he spotted engine mount problems that were taken care of at the same time.
Great experience, took amazing care of my car! Would gladly book again!!

Pardeep

20 years of experience
743 reviews
Pardeep
20 years of experience
On time for appointment and great work done with estimated timing!
Very knowledgeable. Was able to identify my cars issue right away and resolved my issue of a bad timing belt.

Chris

21 years of experience
1861 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
Called for an earlier appointment and finished the job correctly and efficiently.
great service. arrived earlier, which was great. although he was not feeling 100% he left me 100% satisfied. Will use again.

Enrique

20 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
20 years of experience
Nice and pleseant. He is knowledgeable about his work, services, and car parts

Joseph

32 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
32 years of experience
i highly recommend using Joseph to perform your car repairs, he made everything easy, fast and convenient, as well as doing all the repairs by the book. he arrived early and went over stuff with me briefly, then had my new timing belt, water pump, idler pulley and tensioner all done in about 2 hours, way quicker than i expected, and the car was all ready and done and the price was reasonable compared to the other quotes i heard. all in all it was totally worth it and i'll keep your_mechanic in mind for any future repairs i might need, i love having a mobile mechanic that comes directly to my place and does the job right in front of your house, unlike when you drop your car off at a shop where you don't see them working on it and make sure they are doing everything they are supposed to, its hard to trust shops like that, i feel way better the fact that with your_mechanic they do the work right out front, not hiding anything, which shows they are confident and trustworthy and are doing everything as its supposed to be done. - Jonathan W.

Son

24 years of experience
52 reviews
Son
24 years of experience
I needed my timing belt changed . Son was awesome fast,prompt and courteous. He was very knowledgeable and completed the job in a timely manner.

John

26 years of experience
630 reviews
John
26 years of experience
John was awesome. He diagnosed our problem within minutes, he was early for both appointments that we made, and took extra effort to make sure everything with our car was perfect. Thanks a lot John!

Robert

26 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
26 years of experience
I've dealt with many mechanics in my life and by far Robert is the most knowledgeable, dependable, and trustworthy that I've ever dealt with. He not only did the work well and at a super price but he stood behind his work like no other. When something unexpected prevented Robert from finishing the work, as promised, he kept coming back until he finished the job to my satisfaction and at no extra cost to me. I would highly recommend Robert and yourmechanic.com without hesitation.

Damian

10 years of experience
430 reviews
Damian
10 years of experience
GOOD JOB, BUT DISAPPOINTED ON THE WAY BRAKE JOBS ARE PERFORMED, IN MOST CASES THE BRAKE PERSON WILL GIVE YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHANGE OUT THE DISCS AND BE PREPARED TO CHANGE THEM OUT IF NECESSARY. THE MECHANIC DID NOT BRING THE ROTORS OR GIVE THE CUSTOMER THE OPTION OF PURCHASING THE ROTORS AND CHANGING THEM OUT, INSTEAD OFFERING A NEW QUOTE, SO FEEL TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF. OTHER THAN THIS ISSUE, THE MECHANIC DID A GOOD JOB, CHANGING OUT THE WATER PUMP, BRAKE PADS, BRAKE FLUSH, AND TIMING BELT.

William

18 years of experience
45 reviews
William
18 years of experience
Great Mechanic!!! I could tell this guy knows what he is talking about. I just had a timing belt replacement, and he found another issue ...showed me all the codes... and gave me the option of canceling the timing belt to take care of the new issue. For maintenance sake I chose for him to continue the belt replacement. Very honest guy...No BS. He left my old parts as well, which was a great additional sign that the work was truly done. Can’t really say enough about this guy. Would definitely recommend and will be booking in the near future. Thank you William!!!!


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Posen?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Hyundai Tiburon $572 $331.81 $239.97 12% $654.31
2006 Chrysler Sebring $757 $276.72 $479.94 17% $921.72
2009 Kia Sportage $550 $237.59 $311.96 16% $656.84
2009 Audi TT $742 $334.51 $407.94 15% $882.76
2009 Audi A4 Quattro $762 $354.12 $407.94 15% $902.37

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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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