Cambelt replacement garages & mechanics

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If your cambelt, sometimes known as a timing belt, is damaged or if it fails, you need to get it repaired immediately as it’s an essential component.

Snapped cambelts can cause severe engine damage and even damage the head gasket, so it’s vital to fix it. Very often, when your mechanic changes your cambelt, they’ll change the water pump as well to save you money. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Cambelts?

The Cambelts make sure that the valves in your engine open and close in synch, which keeps your engine parts running in harmony so it’s more efficient.

How long does it take to change a cambelt?

Usually between three and four hours if you include a water pump change.

Do I really need my water pump changing at the same time?

You don’t have to, but it makes financial sense. Both your water pump and cambelt are in the same area and both tend to wear out at the same time. Part of your garage bill is for the labour of getting to these components, so if you get them both done at once, it saves money.

Do I have a cambelt or timing chain?

To see if you have a cambelt or a timing chain you should look in your engine bay. If the side of the engine has a metal plate or plastic cover, you have a Cambelts, if there’s neither, you have a timing chain.

What are the signs my Cambelts needs to be replaced?

Look out for:
1. Whirring engine sounds, especially high-pitched ones.
2. The engine juddering when running.
3. The engine having difficulty starting up.
4. Visible spots of oil or coolant on your Cambelts.

Plus your service schedule will also give you age and mileage indicators of when it should be replaced, usually 50,000 miles or every 5 years.

Is receiving quotes for my Cambelt replacement easy?

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More about the cambelt

The cambelt is a rubber belt (unless you have a timing chain) which synchs the timing of the engine’s internal combustion chambers. It’s essential for smooth running as it makes sure the camshaft and crankshaft run in harmony.

While it’s rare for the belt to snap, it can develop tension problems and a loose cambelt can flail around inside the engine, causing various issues.

A tight cambelt can strain the cog bearings it’s fitted onto and you’ll hear a whining noise from the engine. If you start to hear this, you need to book in to a garage for a replacement. AutoAdvisor can help you to find the best mechanics and garages in your local area.

Cambelt replacements are inevitable

Even the best cambelts will need to be replaced, usually around the 40,000-mile point. This is a job for a trained mechanic, it’s not something you can do yourself, so you will need to find a reliable garage.

AutoAdvisor can find you a good deal

If it’s time to replace your cambelt (and probably your water pump), then you’ll want to find a reliable and cost-effective garage or mechanic to do the work for you. This can often be the most stressful part of it!

Thankfully, AutoAdvisor can bring great quotes straight to you if you follow our easy process.

All you have to do is to create your free AutoAdvisor account, which gives you access to your own portal for your quotes to drop into.

Then you enter the details of your car, along with a description of the issues and your particular requirements, submit this information and sit back and wait for the best quotes in your area.

Once the quotes are all in your portal, you can review them at your own pace before deciding which garage or mechanic to go with.

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