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How Often Do I Need A Timing Belt Replacement?

How Often Do I Need A Timing Belt Replacement?

The timing belt is one of the most important parts of your engine. It controls the timing of your engine valves allowing air and gas in, and exhaust out. Without a properly functioning timing belt, your car will not run at all. Your vehicle manufacturer will have specific instructions for timing belt replacement based on the model and year of your vehicle, as well as other factors like driving conditions and environments. Your owner's manual should have a section that explains when to change your timing belt; if you can't find it, don't hesitate to ask an expert mechanic for assistance. On average, timing belts need to be replaced every 60,000 to 100,000 miles. A broken timing belt can leave you stranded on the side of the road with a damaged engine, so it is important to maintain a regular schedule of maintenance. The recommended replacement interval is determined by both the manufacturer and your driving style, so knowing the details of your individual vehicle is crucia ... read more

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