Dodge timing belt replacement in Chandler
is inconvenient, and unfortunately an inevitable part of Dodge auto ownership. A number of parts are necessary for an engine to run correctly, and hidden at the front of the engine, the timing belt is one of them. A timing belt performs some simple tasks. A timing belt sets the way your valves and pistons work and stops pistons from impacting into closed valves. A timing belt also helps the camshaft and the crankshaft perform better.
Recommendations for Chandler Dodge Timing Belt Replacement
Timing belts used to require replacement every 50,000 miles on older Dodge vehicles. Modern Dodge timing belts last between 60,000 and 105,000 miles. Consult your owner's manual regarding a schedule for timing belt replacement. As a cost saving measure, or as a deliberate way to get you to buy a new car, some auto makers neglect to print timing belt replacement schedules. Be aware however, that Dodge timing belts do not last, as either the rubber or the metal teeth will wear out or get damaged. A good rule of thumb to remember is that if your Dodge motor vehicle has 90,000 miles or more on it, timing belt replacement in Chandler should be done as quickly as possible.
Both non-interference and an interference engines use timing belts. The timing belt in an interference engine stops valves from becoming distorted and ultimately helps to prevent engine damage. You would do well to call an timing belt repair facility in Chandler and get your Dodge timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
What Happens When Timing Belts Slip and Dodge Timing Belt Replacement
As timing belts are usually made of high-tensile fiber rubber, motor oil, antifreeze and high temperatures can wear them down. An unfortunate problem with timing belts is that damaged belts often don't show any signs of a problem, until, they finally give out. As you drive your auto, heat and stress stretch the timing belt. Once it begins to stretch and deteriorate the teeth of the belt begin to wear out, which can result in it "slipping", or breaking altogether. When that happens, you have no more choice. You will have to get Chandler timing belt replacement work done on your Dodge. If your timing belt slips while you're driving, you're going to likely call a tow truck as your car will coast to a stop. No one likes their timing belt to break, but that is part of life. How you choose to handle it is entirely up to you. Try to do it on your time, and get Dodge timing belt replacement before you have no other choice. American Five Star Car Care specializes in timing belt replacement on Dodges and every other type of vehicle on the road today. Give us a call for a free quote to repair your Dodge timing belt. 480-725-2836