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Chris

21 years of experience
1907 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
perfect job
Chris did an excellent job for replacing my car's water pump and timing belt. He explained everything and turns out great now i know that i won't have a leaky water pump no more.

Theodore

15 years of experience
1263 reviews
Theodore
15 years of experience
Theodore did a great job. He was on time, courteous and professional.
Excellent job. Very efficient. Managed work space well. Very clean. I plan to hire Theodore for all my future automotive repairs that require a highly skilled and experienced mechanic.

Joseph

19 years of experience
519 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.
On time Communicated well Got done quick

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
Joshua changed my timing belt and spark plugs etc and also windshield wiper and tail lights. I would highly recommend him.
He's the best! Knows Acuras well and always does an amazing job!

Robert

30 years of experience
605 reviews
Robert
30 years of experience

Dennys

29 years of experience
22 reviews
Dennys
29 years of experience
Denny is very kind and courteous. He done an excellent job and finished and hour early. Showed up exactly when he was scheduled. I highly recommend.
Great job Will continue to use in future

Ramon

19 years of experience
96 reviews
Ramon
19 years of experience
Mr. Ross was very friendly. He explained everything to me and showed me all of the bad parts. He preformed the work in a timely manner. He was very professional, and knowledgeable. Will call on Mr. Ross again in the future.

Jay

36 years of experience
799 reviews
Jay
36 years of experience
Car is driving like a brand new car now

Paul

24 years of experience
208 reviews
Paul
24 years of experience
Paul did excellene job on 1999 Honda Odyssey.arrived on time

Ryan

17 years of experience
62 reviews
Ryan
17 years of experience
Professional, thorough, personable, and solved my car's multiple oil leaks.


How much does Timing Belt Replacement cost in Woodland Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Volvo S60 $503 $263.47 $239.97 14% $585.97
2011 Kia Rio $716 $299.56 $415.94 16% $858.56
2012 Subaru Impreza $791 $519.30 $271.96 10% $884.80
2009 Lexus GX470 $648 $376.09 $271.96 12% $741.59
2013 Acura ZDX $759 $455.25 $303.96 12% $863.75

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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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