Maintaining your Timing Belt

Peugeot timing belt

TIMING BELT

  • It makes sense to have your timing belt checked regularly
  • The belt helps control the moving parts in your engine, including the crankshaft, camshaft and valves
  • It’s made of a rubber-based compound and can deteriorate through general wear and tear
  • If your timing belt fails, you may need to have your whole engine replaced

WHY IS THE TIMING BELT IMPORTANT?

You timing belt is a relatively small part, but it’s vital for a smooth-running engine.

  • It helps to stop the moving parts of your engine from colliding into each other
  • If it breaks, it could cause an accident or land you with a major repair bill