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Timing belt traps

Timing belt traps

Cameldung

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Timing belt traps - Take care with timing belts and gears

The humble timing belt has been with us now for many years, and every so often someone gets caught out with a mismatch of timing belt and associated drive and driven gears, which almost always ends in disaster in the form of major engine damage.

There are many reasons for timing belt failure, but this is one that's often overlooked by the home mechanic along with professional technicians.

Originally in the early days of timing belts there was one tooth shape, or profile, but as technology...
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