Sooner or later, Tempe timing belt replacement for a Geo
becomes necessary. The timing belt is one of your Geo's most forgotten, yet important components for keeping your engine running correctly. A timing belt has a simple set of tasks that it performs. Without a timing belt, your engine's pistons would likely crash into closed valves, and your crankshaft and camshaft will not turn properly.
Information About Timing Belts and Geo Timing Belt Replacement in Tempe
Older model Geo car or trucks needed their timing belts replaced at 50,000 mile increments. Modern day Geo timing belts last a bit longer, 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 Geo 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 Geo auto has 90,000 miles or more on it, Tempe timing belt replacement should be done as quickly as possible.
Two types of engines make use of timing belts: interference and non interference. 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 Tempe and get your Geo timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
Geo Timing Belt Slippage and Geo Timing Belt Replacement in Tempe
Hot and leaky engines are more prone for damage to their timing belts. 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 car or truck, 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 Tempe timing belt replacement work done on your Geo. 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 Geo timing belt replacement in Tempe before you have no other choice. American Five Star Car Care specializes in timing belt replacement on Geos and every other type of vehicle on the road today. Give us a call for a free quote to repair your Geo timing belt. 480-725-2836