Timing Belt Replacement
Timing belts are found in many, but not all, vehicles. While belt driven engines are quieter than chain driven engines, they do require periodic timing belt service. These services are performed at a frequency laid out by the manufacturer, usually around every 50,000 to 70,000 miles.
Timing belts keep your engine parts working together in time. The timing belt keeps the intake valves, pistons, and exhaust valves from hitting each other. It also keeps the water pump running, which in turn keeps the engine cool.
Bringing your vehicle in for its scheduled timing belt services makes sure that you won’t end up with a broken belt, resulting in all those small parts running into and damaging each other. Ask your A.B.S. Auto Service mechanic when your timing belt service should be scheduled. This service includes: