Bets Autos carry out timing belt replacements and cambelt repairs servicing Llantrisant and the surrounding local areas. Cambelts are prone to natural “wear and tear” over prolonged mileage and / or periods of time.
In the interests of safety and engine maintenance, it is vital that the cambelt of your car is replaced when necessary.
What Is A Cambelt?
Typically made from rubber, a cambelt (also known as a timing belt) plays a direct role in the opening and closing of the engine’s valves. Engine valves enable fuel to enter the engine, where it ignites and produces exhaust. Subsequently, it is important that a cambelt operates in a smooth and efficient manner to keep the engine operating correctly.
How Often Should A Cambelt Be Replaced?
Replacement timing depends on the type of cambelt, as well as the make and model of your car. The majority of car manufacturers list their recommendations in the car’s operating manual. If you are unsure then please phone 01443 224266 and speak with our technicians.
What Happens If A Cambelt Breaks Or Fails?
When a cambelt snaps, it can cause major damage to both the pistons and valves of the engine. It can also damage other expensive components of the vehicle, which may lead to having to replace the entire engine in some circumstances.