Service procedures are not suggestions. This video is sponsored by Continental.
Diagnosing a broken timing belt or broken timing chain, and what that really could mean for the engine.
Here are three main reasons why you should have a conversation with your customer to replace multiple parts simultaneously.
Andrew Markel explores timing belt components and how the health of the bearings inside of these components is important to proper timing operation.
Andrew Markel discusses the conditions under which a timing belt could lose some of its teeth, including incorrect tension.
Andrew Markel discusses the installation of timing belts, and how to determine the correct tension depending on the ambient temperature.
Andrew Markel discusses the importance of reading the instructions that come with timing belt kits so ensure the job is performed properly.
Since the adoption of timing belts by auto manufacturers began in the early 1970s, it has been pretty well beaten into our heads that oil and timing belts do not play well together.
Andrew Markel discusses timing belt replacement, and how service life must not only be measured in mileage, but also the age of the belt.
Andrew Markel looks at timing belt wear and discusses which patterns lead to which conditions.