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Clark Tire Company provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Sedalia, MO, Clinton, MO, Jefferson City, MO, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Clark Tire Company

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 Clark Tire Company?

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 Sedalia, MO, Clinton, MO, Jefferson City, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Camdenton MO | Chillicothe MO | Clinton MO | Hollister MO | Jefferson City MO | Liberal MO | Sedalia East MO | Sedalia MO | Sunrise Beach MO | Versailles MO | and surrounding areas

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Clark Tire Company

Roll into your local Clark Tire Company location for great deals on new tires and professional auto repair services. We have 10 locations throughout Missouri that are part of the Clark Tire family. Through them, we serve the automotive needs of local families and travelers throughout Sedalia, MO, Chillicothe, MO, Clinton, MO, Jefferson City, MO, Sunrise Beach, MO, Versailles, MO, Camdenton, MO, Hollister, MO, Liberal, MO, and surrounding areas throughout central and southern Missouri. Our mission is to keep you safe on the road. Whether you need a wheel alignment or a transmission replacement, our team can help you out. Use our website to shop for tires online now, and learn more about our many automotive services. Schedule an appointment when you're finished, and come to any of our locations where you'll always be treated like a neighbor.