Sooner or later, Phoenix timing belt replacement for a Kia
is an inevitability. The timing belt is one of your Kia'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 Kia Timing Belt Replacement in Phoenix
Older model Kia vehicles needed their timing belts replaced at 50,000 mile increments. Modern Kia timing belts last between 60,000 and 105,000 miles. Consult your owner's manual regarding a schedule for timing belt replacement. Some car makers accidentally or intentionally omit replacement schedules for timing belts. Be aware however, that Kia 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 Kia car has 90,000 miles or more on it, Phoenix timing belt replacement should be done as quickly as possible.
Timing belts are used by non-interference engines and interference engines as well. 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 Phoenix and get your Kia timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
What Happens When Timing Belts Slip and Kia Timing Belt Replacement
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 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 Kia timing belt replacement in Phoenix. A timing belt that breaks while you drive will bring your car coasting 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 Kia timing belt replacement in Phoenix before you have no other choice. American Five Star Car Care specializes in timing belt replacement on Kias and every other type of vehicle on the road today. Give us a call for a free quote to repair your Kia timing belt. 480-725-2836