The timing belt of your Toyota is tightly fit to the camshaft and crankshaft pullies of your engine. They are essential for your vehicle to run and drive properly.
How the Timing Belt Works
Known as a drive belt, your timing belt is made of high-tension, strengthened rubber band similar to a serpentine belt. It has a flat surface with channels, and the bottom has teethed grooves which create the interval or timing with the engine. The notches on the bottom are what create the interval exchange between the movement of your valves and cylinders.
Is my Timing Belt Bad?
There will be sure signs that your timing belt needs replacing. You can visually inspect your timing belt from beneath the hood. Look for any cracks, breaks, or tears in the belt's surface or sides. Other symptoms will be revealed in your engine functionality. A bad timing belt can break while running, which can seize your engine. Signs of a timing belt about to break will be:
If you encounter any of these engine symptoms, do a visual inspection of your timing belt. You can also receive a professional's perspective by bringing your vehicle into your local Toyota technician.
Make a Reliable Toyota Timing Belt Replacement
When it comes to the matters of your engine's timing belt, rest assured that your replacement drive belts from our online Toyota parts department will fit your vehicle to a T. We've also marked our parts prices below the MSRP so that you save. Get your new parts delivered to your door with our nationwide shipping and if you have questions, reach out to our experts on our contact page and they'll assist you immediately.
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