To replace the car's timing belt, degrease the engine, drain the coolant, remove the old belt, insert a new belt in the place of the old one, replace the crankshaft seal with a new one and refill the coolant. For proper replacement instructions, refer to the owner's man...
In order to replace the timing belt on a car the coolant needs to be drained, timing belt covers, alternator pulley, crankshaft pulley, valve cover and old belt all have to be removed. After that, the timing belt will need to be properly adjusted and timed so the engine...
A timing belt is normally replaced every 50,000 to 100,000 miles, but replacement intervals vary between car manufacturers. Check the owner's manual or an online maintenance schedule for replacement interval rates for a specific vehicle.
The timing belt connects a vehicle's crankshaft and camshaft. Timing belts also play a crucial role in the proper operation of an engine's pistons and valves.
To check a car’s timing belt, first remove the cover to access the belt, and then inspect the belt for problems such as cracks, contaminants that could cause degradation, and damaged or broken teeth. It is also important to check the belt’s tension to determine if it ha...
To replace a drive belt, also known as a serpentine belt, remove the old belt first by rotating the tensioner slowly. As the tensioner rotates, slide the belt off of the smooth pulleys, then as the tensioner fully releases, remove the old belt completely.
Changing the serpentine belt in a vehicle involves rotating the tension pulley to give the belt slack, taking the old belt off, and installing the new belt. Carefully follow the belt's correct routing around its necessary components, such as the idler pulley and alterna...