We will be closed Monday, December 24th, Christmas Eve
and Tuesday, December 25th, for Christmas
Options X Close
View
Quotes
(248) 543-4940

580 W 11 Mile Rd • Madison Heights MI 48071
We are conveniently located off interstates 75 and 696

Madison Heights Tire and Auto provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Madison Heights, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Warren, MI, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Madison Heights Tire and Auto

The timing belt, or timing chain in some vehicles, is a drive belt that synchronizes the rotation of the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft with the opening and closing of your engine’s valves. Depending on the vehicle, it may also rotate the water pump. When the crankshaft turns, the timing belt turns the camshaft, which opens and closes the engine valves to allow the pistons to move up and down. Your vehicle’s engine operates in four phases: intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. During the intake phase, intake valves open and exhaust valves close as fuel and air enter the cylinders. As the air and fuel is mixed, compressed, and ignited by spark plugs during the compression and combustion phases, the valves close. The remaining air and fuel is pushed out of the exhaust valve during the exhaust phase. The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing this process and for opening and closing valves during normal engine operation.



Why Should You Have Timing Belt Replacement Services Performed at Madison Heights Tire and Auto?

Avoiding a timing belt replacement can result in complete engine failure. A worn or stretched belt can disrupt the operating order of the valves and pistons, which can result in a piston hitting a valve and damaging the engine. Timing belt failure warning signs include rough idling or difficulty starting the engine. Cracks on the belt, which is made of reinforced rubber, are an indication that it may soon break. Replacement of your timing belt will help keep your engine performing as it should and ensure you avoid expensive future repairs. During our replacement service, your belt will be replaced and synchronized with the crankshaft and camshaft to restore proper operating precision and order. It is widely recommended that you have your water pump changed during a timing belt replacement service as well. If your water pump fails later, it can do great damage to your vehicle. Since the water pump is easy to change during a timing belt replacement, consider having a new one installed at this time. Referring to your owner’s manual will help determine the appropriate service intervals for timing belt maintenance.

We proudly service the Timing Belt Replacement needs of customers in Madison Heights, MI, Royal Oak, MI, Warren, MI, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Madison Heights MI | Royal Oak MI | Warren MI | and surrounding areas

Cooper Tires Goodyear Tires Kelly Tires

Contact Madison Heights Tire and Auto

Stay Connected

Contact Us

Phone: (248) 543-4940
Fax:
Address: 580 W 11 Mile Rd
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Powered by Net Driven
Login