Mercedes Benz timing belt replacement in Ahwatukee
is inconvenient, but unfortunately an inevitable part of Mercedes Benz car or truck ownership. Your Mercedes Benz auto has a number of components that make it run properly, and the timing belt is one of those components. As for what a timing belt does, that's simple. 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 Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Replacement in Ahwatukee
Timing belts used to require replacement every 50,000 miles on older Mercedes Benz vehicles. Today, Mercedes Benz timing belts last between 60,000 and 105,000 miles on the average. 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 Mercedes Benz 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 Ahwatukee timing belt replacement on your Mercedes Benz, 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 Ahwatukee and get your Mercedes Benz timing belt replaced on your own volition, not because it breaks down on you.
What Happens When Timing Belts Slip and Mercedes Benz 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 motor 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 Ahwatukee timing belt replacement work done on your Mercedes Benz. 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 Mercedes Benz timing belt replacement in Ahwatukee before you have no other choice. American Five Star Car Care specializes in timing belt replacement on Mercedes Benzs and every other type of vehicle on the road today. Give us a call for a free quote to repair your Mercedes Benz timing belt. 480-725-2836