In this blog I want to show you some videos that graphically explain what a timing belt is, why it is expensive to change, and most importantly, when you should change it in order to avoid costly repairs or engine replacements, not to mention down time for the car as you sit by the roadside. Please watch the following 3 youtube videos produced by some of the most trustworthy names in the automotive industry.
There isn’t anything more powerful than watching a piston hitting a valve and bending it to communicate need & value. Both NAPA and Carquest have programs that provide access to vehicle system animations.
You may also want to see these two short clips as well.