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Warning Signs of an Aging Timing Belt

Warning Signs of an Aging Timing Belt

The timing belt is a component of your car's engine that keeps the crankshaft and camshaft rotating in rhythm and ensures that each cylinder fires when it should. It is made of nylon-reinforced cables that are wrapped in high-quality rubber to increase its durability, though you will still need to replace your timing belt about every 90,000 miles. However, the timing belt is subjected to significant stresses within the engine, which cause it to wear out with time. Here are a few signs that the timing belt needs replacement. Ticking sound Timing belt operation is made possible by several pulleys holding the belt firmly in place. A ticking sound from the engine may be heard if the timing belt begins to wear out. A ticking sound could also be a sign of low oil pressure or inadequate lubrication, but you should still have this checked out by a professional right away. Engine misfire A worn timing belt will hinder the ability of the engine to ignite. Occasionally, the belt may slid ... read more

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