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Everything You Need to Know About Your Timing Belt

Everything You Need to Know About Your Timing Belt

The timing belt plays a crucial part in your car's engine that you may have never even heard of. If you have, you might not know how it works. Nevertheless, just like your tires and fluids, over time, they should get replaced. We will give you a complete rundown of your timing belt, how it works, and what symptoms look out for when it is overworn.   What Is a Timing Belt? In summary, the timing belt regulates the movement of parts in the vehicle engine for precise timing and optimal performance. Metaphorically speaking, the system of parts operates like an analog clock with lots of gears — it can be pretty complex.   How Does a Timing Belt Work? To be more precise, the timing belt connects the crankshaft and camshaft, and it synchronizes their movement and the engine's valves and pistons to prevent failure. The crankshaft converts power generated by the pistons' linear movement to turn the wheels. The camshaft then opens and closes the engine's val ... read more