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802-479-1449 Alt #: 802-476-6741| 150 Ayers Street | Barre, VT
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Allan Jones & Sons, Inc. provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Barre, VT, Montpelier, VT, Waterbury, VT, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Allan Jones & Sons, Inc.

The timing belt, or timing chain in some vehicles, is a drive belt that synchronizes the rotation of the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft with the opening and closing of your engine’s valves. Depending on the vehicle, it may also rotate the water pump. When the crankshaft turns, the timing belt turns the camshaft, which opens and closes the engine valves to allow the pistons to move up and down. Your vehicle’s engine operates in four phases: intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. During the intake phase, intake valves open and exhaust valves close as fuel and air enter the cylinders. As the air and fuel is mixed, compressed, and ignited by spark plugs during the compression and combustion phases, the valves close. The remaining air and fuel is pushed out of the exhaust valve during the exhaust phase. The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing this process and for opening and closing valves during normal engine operation.



Why Should You Have Timing Belt Replacement Services Performed at Allan Jones & Sons, Inc.?

Avoiding a timing belt replacement can result in complete engine failure. A worn or stretched belt can disrupt the operating order of the valves and pistons, which can result in a piston hitting a valve and damaging the engine. Timing belt failure warning signs include rough idling or difficulty starting the engine. Cracks on the belt, which is made of reinforced rubber, are an indication that it may soon break. Replacement of your timing belt will help keep your engine performing as it should and ensure you avoid expensive future repairs. During our replacement service, your belt will be replaced and synchronized with the crankshaft and camshaft to restore proper operating precision and order. It is widely recommended that you have your water pump changed during a timing belt replacement service as well. If your water pump fails later, it can do great damage to your vehicle. Since the water pump is easy to change during a timing belt replacement, consider having a new one installed at this time. Referring to your owner’s manual will help determine the appropriate service intervals for timing belt maintenance.

We proudly service the Timing Belt Replacement needs of customers in Barre, VT, Montpelier, VT, Waterbury, VT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Barre VT | Montpelier VT | Waterbury VT | and surrounding areas

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Allan Jones & Sons, Inc.

Allan Jones & Sons, Inc. serves Barre, VT and surrounding areas outside of Montpelier with auto repairs, auto services, tires, and wheels. In our region of the Green Mountain State, we've built a strong reputation for offering only the best in customer service. Our trained mechanics can handle a variety of auto repairs when you need us most, so see us for under-car services, such as oil changes, brake repairs, and wheel alignments. Shopping for new tires near Plainfield or Chelsea? Take the short drive to our tire shop in Barre for great savings on name brand tires. Call our auto repair shop in Barre today to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.

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Email: [email protected]
Phone: (802) 479-1449
Alt Phone: (802) 476-6741
Address: 150 Ayers Street
Barre, VT 05641


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