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Timing Belt Special!
Get 20% off up to $100.00 off the labor to replace your timing belt. Includes: Replace timing belt, Labor ... [More] to replace drive belts, Inspect related timing belt components, Our enhanced vehicle visual inspection. Water pump, tensioner, idler, seals, etc. additional. Valid only at the Fulton Ave location. One coupon per visit. Not valid with other offers. Please PRINT and present this coupon when you drop off vehicle for service. 916-486-4100 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT NOW! ... [Less]
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Sacramento Timing Belt Replacement

Sacramento Timing Belt Replacement - Made in America

The timing belt is a critical component of your car's engine, and it plays a vital role in ensuring that the engine runs smoothly and efficiently. The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing the rotation of the engine's crankshaft and camshaft, which allows the engine's valves to open and close at the correct time. If the timing belt fails, the engine may stop running, and in some cases, severe engine damage can occur.

It is generally recommended to replace the timing belt according to the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule. The timing belt replacement interval varies depending on the make and model of the vehicle, but it is typically recommended to replace the timing belt every 60,000 to 100,000 miles. It is important to note that some engines have an interference design, which means that if the timing belt fails, the engine's pistons and valves can collide and cause significant damage.

Regularly replacing the timing belt can help prevent engine damage and ensure that your car's engine runs smoothly and efficiently. If you are unsure about the timing belt replacement interval for your vehicle, consult your owner's manual or a qualified mechanic.Although the timing belt has a recommended replacement interval, there are other components inside the area which should be inspected while the belt is being replaced. Many engines also have a water pump, tensioner bearing, hydraulic tensioner, idler bearings, and front engine seals that should be inspected and addressed at the same time. The timing belt keeps the top part of the engine in perfect mechanical time with the lower part of the engine. The life of the timing belt and engine depend heavily on these other components. Many shops will quote the replacement of the timing belt to phone shoppers but will neglect mentioning these other items until the belt has been removed. This is how many shops get client to come in on a "cheap" price only to hold the client over a barrel later once the area is apart. The reality is that some or all of the components inside the timing belt area will also need attention. You should always budget for additional items ahead of time so that you will have the finances to make good choices when the repair shop calls you back with the inspection results. In many cases a timing belt kit will include the water pump and related engine timing components and save you money.

Here at Made in Japan Made in America we are an honest shop and always keep our clients informed about what they can expect before a job is scheduled. While your vehicle is in our care for the timing belt replacement, our certified technicians will thoroughly inspect your vehicle from front to rear and provide you with a detailed digital inspection report of any findings on the overall condition of your vehicle. When we remove the timing belt, our technician will inspect the accessory drive belts, water pump, idler bearings, tensioner bearings, tensioner, and front engine seals. If a component is "OK" we'll let you know that replacement would be under "preventive maintenance". If a component is showing signs of wear or leakage and we know that it will not make it to the next timing belt replacement interval, (in other words, you'll be in there again pre-maturely), we will let you know that the component is a "recommended replacement" item and should be addressed now. We will even pause the progress and show you what is going on inside the area so you can get a better perspective. As with all options, the choice is always up to the client. We do not pressure sell like many other shops do. We are only here to give our client the education he/she needs to make a sound decision that fits their priorities and budget. Either way, our clients deserve an honest and clear assessment of the condition of their vehicle.

When we do replace your timing belt and/or other components, we will only use quality parts that we would use on our own vehicles and that can stand up to our nation wide 3 year 36,000 mile warranty! We will not compromise on the quality of our parts. It just is not worth it. Sometimes cheaper parts sound good at the time, but they will almost always fail prematurely and add unnecessary expense and head ache later down the road. So do yourself a favor and do it right the first time using quality parts and certified automotive technicians. Your vehicle will thank you for it. :) Just Google "Engine Repair Near Me" and you will find us at the top of the ranking and one of the best auto repair shops in Sacramento.

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