Sooner or later, timing belt replacement on your Ford in Scottsdale
is an inevitability. A number of parts are necessary for an engine to run properly, and hidden at the front of the engine, the timing belt is one of them. A timing belt performs some simple tasks. Without a timing belt, your engine's pistons would likely crash into valves that aren't open, and your camshaft and crankshaft will not turn properly.
Ford Timing Belt Replacement in Scottsdale and Information About Timing Belts
Older model Ford motor vehicles needed their timing belts replaced at 50,000 mile increments. Modern Ford 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 car or truck makers neglect to print timing belt replacement schedules. Be aware however, that Ford 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 Ford vehicle has 90,000 miles or more on it, Scottsdale timing belt replacement 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 Scottsdale and get your Ford timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
What Happens When Timing Belts Slip and Ford Timing Belt Replacement
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 vehicle, 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 Scottsdale 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 in Scottsdale 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