Know the Warning Signs of Worn Out Belts

Drivers who have owned a car for more than a decade will tell you that a timing belt is crucial in the functioning of a car engine. This belt is used in reinforcing element that aids in driving the camshaft to the crankshaft through the sprocket. In literal terms, what that means is the timing belt is the hardware that connects the engine’s distributor, crankshaft, and camshaft. As such, if this part of the car breaks down, it means you are going nowhere.

Some of the signs that you could take note before you get stuck include faying, worn teeth and engine stops or backfires. These signs should help you understand that your car needs to be checked by a specialist before you run into thousands of repair costs. As such, ensure you visit a dealership that has a good reputation for solving problems associated with engine accessories.

Visit our service center at Lithia Ford Lincoln of Roseburg to get more information about your timing belt and how to replace it.

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