Kia timing belt replacement in Sun Lakes
is inconvenient, and unfortunately an inevitable part of Kia car ownership. The timing belt is one of your Kia's most forgotten, yet important components for keeping your engine running correctly. 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 Sun Lakes Kia Timing Belt Replacement
Older model Kia motor vehicles needed their timing belts replaced at 50,000 mile increments. Modern Kia timing belts last between 60,000 and 105,000 miles. When in doubt, look over your car's owner's manual for a replacement schedule. 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 Kia timing belts do not last, as either the rubber or the metal teeth will wear out or get damaged. As to when you should get Sun Lakes timing belt replacement on your Kia, done, if your odometer is showing mileage at or above 90,000 miles, you will need to get your timing belt replaced as soon 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 Sun Lakes 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 Sun Lakes timing belt replacement work done on your Kia. 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 Kia timing belt replacement in Sun Lakes 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