Knowing if there’s a timing chain versus a timing belt in your car, and what exactly they both do, can help you save on expensive maintenance, costly repairs or both. Although it might seem like an overly technical subject, understanding a timing belt versus a timing chain is a fairly simple concept to grasp once you strip away all the jargon…
If the rumbling heart of your vehicle is the engine, then the heart of your engine is the oil pump, at the center of the engine lubrication system.
Engine valve timing using a timing chain vs. timing belt. What’s under your car’s hood? Is one better or worse? Here are the answers.
Automobile engines can be classified as either interference engine or non-interference engine types depending on what occurs if piston/valve synchronization is lost. In the non-interference engine with the crankshaft still … Continue Reading Interference Engine vs Non-Interference Engine Types
What’s the difference between an interference engine and a noninterference engine? It’s all about keeping the pistons and valves in proper time and space.
Does your car have an interference engine or noninterference engine? Knowing which type powers your car can help you prioritize critical maintenance tasks.
The timing cover gasket is located deep in your engine, so it isn’t easy to diagnose. Here’s a look at how it works and how to tell when it’s failing.
A timing belt helps your car’s engine run. When it breaks, your car will stop. Worse, in some situations a broken belt can damage the engine.
Auto repair projects can be done one at a time, but there are times when doubling or tripling your repairs will save you time and money in the long run.