TIming Belt Replacement Service

What is a Timing Belt Replacement?

The timing belt is a rubber belt in most engines. Rubber timing belts are specially designed to help with overhead cam engines. Its job is to synchronize the movements of the camshaft and the crankshaft. This helps the valves to keep safely moving and your car on the road.


When To Replace Your Timing Belt

Many cars only need to have their timing belts replaced one time. They are designed to last well beyond 100,000 miles. It is also an affordable part and repair. A physical inspection can normally show the mechanic if the timing belt needs to be replaced. The car will also give other signs that it needs service. One of the best ways to know for sure is to take a look at your car's warranty manual.

Signs your Car Needs A Timing Belt Replacement

A ticking noise when the car is running might indicate that it needs a new timing belt. This noise would come from under the hood. Also, if the engine does not start, this may be due to the timing belt needing replacement. If it is not working correctly, it can't transfer kinetic energy to the parts to help them move. An engine misfire may also be caused by a timing belt that needs to be replaced. Oil leaking from the hood can also be due to a timing belt that is not working correctly. The way it handles on the road may also show how the timing belt is working. If it hydroplanes in wet conditions, it can be because of a timing belt that is not functioning. Finally, the check engine light turning on can mean your timing belt needs to be replaced. Of course, this can also indicate any other number of problems, and it takes our professionals reading the codes and doing a physical inspection to know.

Any of these signs are part of the gradual decline of a timing belt that needs replacement. Don't wait to have your timing belt replaced. At the first sign of any issue, please take it into our shop so our team can look at it.

Why Have Your Timing Belt Replaced With Us

Germain Kia of Columbus is the top choice for car service in the area. We service all makes and models, so don't hesitate to schedule an appointment with us today. We have genuine OEM parts, so any parts replacement is with the best quality. We also have certified technicians who are trained to work especially with Kia models.

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Germain Kia of Columbus

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