Rick's Free Auto Repair Advice

Posts Tagged: timing belt idlers

Replace timing belt idler rollers

Do you have to replace timing belt idler rollers? When performing a timing belt change most shops recommend replacing the timing belt idlers, timing belt tensioner, camshaft seals, and the water pump. Many readers ask me if all that is necessary and the answer is simple; if you have an interference engine where the failure of the tensioner or idler can destroy the engine, you absolutely should replace all those parts. Here’s an example of what can happen if you reuse the timing belt idler rollers or the timing belt … Read More

Custom Wordpress Website created by Wizzy Wig Web Design, Minneapolis MN