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Camshaft Drive Belt (Timing Belt) Change

What is it?

A Camshaft Drive Belt or Timing Belt, is one of the most important parts of your vehicles engine, it controls the engines valves opening and closing order. It is basically the part of your engine that makes it all flow smoothly, keeping everything in time and good rhythm.

What happens if it breaks?

If you're Camshaft or Timing Belt isn't fitted correctly, or has broken, then your engine will not work the way it should. The pistons and valves in your engine would collide over and over, smashing each other, wearing themselves down and causing a disastrous amount damage to your engine. 

How can i avoid this?

A good way is to get it checked when you have a service, so you can keep up to date on how long you have left until it is needed to be changed. On average most vehicles Camshaft or Timing Belt will need changing every 60,000 - 100,000 miles, and our team have fixes thousands of them, so would be happy to help.