Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office in Sumner.

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David

David

33 years of experience
195 reviews
David
33 years of experience
David was great. Took really good care of my car and was very professional.
Exceptional service! Took the time to explain to me what service would be taking place. As a girl, that was AWESOME! Very knowledgeable about his craft. Personable as well.
James

James

27 years of experience
331 reviews
James
27 years of experience
Was honest and professional fixed my timing and recommend another service to fix a oil leak I have been having after driving 50 miles or so with my wife we both said he did a good job thanks again
Great experience.
Chris

Chris

19 years of experience
1240 reviews
Chris
19 years of experience
Excellent work thanks
great service. arrived earlier, which was great. although he was not feeling 100% he left me 100% satisfied. Will use again.
Khoa

Khoa

17 years of experience
255 reviews
Khoa
17 years of experience
Nice guy
He seemed very knowledgeable and friendly. Arrived in a timely matter and finished long before the estimated time.
Joel

Joel

18 years of experience
562 reviews
Joel
18 years of experience
Very knowledge and professional.
Very informative friendly and punctual. Would highly recommend. Will be vetting service done by him again.
Edgar

Edgar

22 years of experience
41 reviews
Edgar
22 years of experience
Me, being a retired auto mechanic, Edgar is a knowledgeable auto mechanic.He knew what to do and worked in an efficient and systematic way. I would recommend him as a mechanic to anyone.
Jamahl

Jamahl

17 years of experience
703 reviews
Jamahl
17 years of experience
Great experience
Frederick

Frederick

13 years of experience
54 reviews
Frederick
13 years of experience
I just wanted to let you know , the service from Fred was outstanding. Really great service I appreciate it! Thank you
Robert

Robert

12 years of experience
15 reviews
Robert
12 years of experience
Really great experience with Robert, was very knowledgeable and helpful. Hope to do business again!
Ian

Ian

12 years of experience
133 reviews
Ian
12 years of experience
Friendly, Professional & Knowledgeable


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Sumner?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country $725 $324.99 $399.95 15% $862.49
2013 Subaru WRX STI $830 $510.11 $319.96 11% $940.11
2004 Kia Rio $602 $314.00 $287.96 14% $701.00
2010 Acura TSX $632 $311.82 $319.96 14% $741.82
2012 Acura MDX $752 $311.82 $439.94 16% $903.07

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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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