Timing Belt Replacement

Money can’t buy experience and we have it in spades. For almost four decades we have been providing car, van, ute and truck timing belt replacement for Miranda, Caringbah, Taren Point, the Sutherland Shire, St George and surrounds.

All of the elements of your engine should run at a relentless and regular motion for it to work properly. Timing belts is an important part that keeps the components of the engine in sync. Once it breaks or slips, your engine will not run properly. Paul Flood Automotive is an expert automotive mechanic that can examine your timing belt as a part of your vehicle maintenance to confirm that it is not broken or worn.

Several drivers probably do not notice the importance that the timing belt plays within the performance of your engine. Its purpose is to sync the operations of the engine to attain best performance. The timing belt connects the engine’s lower half, crankshaft and pistons, with the higher half, camshafts, intake and exhaust valves. It keeps the two halves running in time together.

Because the automobile is driven, heat and stress bit by bit stretch the timing belt. Once it begins to stretch and deteriorate, the teeth of the belt begin to wear out, which might lead to it “slipping”, or breaking altogether. During a slip or break, the camshaft positioning may be effected, that encompasses a terribly low tolerance. This may lead to the valves and pistons creating contact with one another within the engine, inflicting damage that is very pricey to repair.

In the event of a break or slip while driving the vehicle, an abrupt halt within the engine will occur causing to a quick stop. Basically, you will be stranded and have to tow the vehicle to an automotive repair shop. A non-functioning belt can price you cash and time.

Having frequent inspection by a licensed mechanic who is an expert in maintaining your brand of vehicle is crucial to avoid this scenario. Maintenance should occur habitually so any potential issues may be known before expensive damages occur. Repairs from damages ensuing from a broken or slipped timing belt can be quite expensive. Routine checkup and maintenance can save you from such an occurrence.

Timing belts are usually hidden underneath protective covers and are not readily visible for checkup. For this reason, you need to enlist the assistance of a certified mechanic to work out whether or not it must be replaced. Several times, the timing belts conjointly drive the water pump, hence it needs to be taken away to replace the water pump. Most often, the water pump are going to be replaced together with the belt to stop another labour-intensive repair once the water pump fails again.

Replacement may be costly, because of the intensive labor needed to replace it. However, it is necessary, and one amongst the foremost very important preventative repairs you will need for your vehicle. The interval for replacement varies by vehicle manufacturer and also the kind of engine. If your automobile already wants a timing belt replacement, inquire directly at Paul Flood Automotive where we offer fine quality automotive vehicle repair services in Miranda, Caringbah, and Taren Point.

Mechanical Repairs

For over 38 years Paul Flood Automotive has been servicing the cars of the Sutherland Shire. With state of the art equipment and our legendary customer service, you can trust us with your pride and joy.

Mobile Repair

Whether it’s roadside assistance or on-site servicing, our fleet of specialised automotive servicing vehicles will get your car, truck, van or ute on the road in no time.

Brakes & Tyres

There’s a lot riding on your tyres and brakes – bring your vehicle in for regular inspections so you can sleep soundly in the knowledge your car will go exactly where you want it to, when you need it to.