Ford timing belt replacement in Ahwatukee
is inconvenient, and unfortunately an inevitable part of Ford motor vehicle ownership. The timing belt is one of your Ford's most forgotten, yet important components for keeping your engine running correctly. A timing belt has a simple set of tasks that it performs. 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.
Information About Timing Belts and Ford Timing Belt Replacement in Ahwatukee
Older model Ford car or trucks needed their timing belts replaced at 50,000 mile increments. Modern day Ford timing belts last a bit longer, between 60,000 and 105,000 miles. When in doubt, look over your vehicle's owner's manual for a replacement schedule. Some car makers accidentally or intentionally omit replacement schedules for timing belts. However, as timing belts are made of rubber, they can wear out, or the teeth of a timing belt can be damaged. A good rule of thumb to remember is that if your Ford vehicle has 90,000 miles or more on it, timing belt replacement in Ahwatukee should be done as quickly as possible.
Timing belts are used by non-interference engines and interference engines as well. In an interference engine, the timing belt must function, or it can cause distorted valves or ultimately, engine damage. You would do well to call an timing belt repair facility in Ahwatukee and get your Ford timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
Ford Timing Belt Slippage and Ford Timing Belt Replacement in Ahwatukee
Hot and leaky engines are more prone to timing belt failure. 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 Ford, 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 Ahwatukee timing belt replacement work done on your Ford. 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 Ford timing belt replacement before you have no other choice. American Five Star Car Care specializes in timing belt replacement on Fords and every other type of vehicle on the road today. Give us a call for a free quote to repair your Ford timing belt. 480-725-2836