(985) 345-0850
14340 West University Ave.
Hammond, LA, 70401

Tony's Tire & Automotive provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Hammond, LA, Walker, LA, Covington, LA, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Tony's Tire & Automotive

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 Tony's Tire & Automotive?

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 Hammond, LA, Walker, LA, Covington, LA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Covington LA | Hammond LA | Walker LA | and surrounding areas

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Tony's Tire & Automotive

Tony's Tire & Automotive Location:

Hammond, LA – Looking for tires in Hammond, LA then Tony's Tire & Automotive has the right tires for your car. Our Hammond, Louisiana location offers many Hammond, LA tires that are affordable and other Hammond, LA tire services for your car. They offer auto repair Hammond, LA services to the Hammond, Louisiana community including brakes, tune ups, and any other Hammond, LA auto repair services your car might need. Give our Hammond, LA location a call at (985) 345-0850 today to schedule an appointment.

Tony's Tire & Automotive located at 14340 West University Ave., Hammond, LA 70401‎ provides quality automotive products and services to customers in Hammond, LA, Walker, LA, and Covington, LA. Tony's Tire & Automotive is the leading seller in Hammond, LA for these tire brands MICHELIN®, Bridgestone and Firestone and offers some great discounts on them. Tony's Tire & Automotive also offers services in Tires, Auto Repairs and Oil Change for the communities of Hammond, LA, Walker, LA, and Covington, LA. Give Tony's Tire & Automotive a call at (985) 345-0850 to schedule an appointment today!

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Phone: (985) 345-0850
Fax: (985) 543-0180
Address: 14340 West University Ave.
Hammond, LA 70401

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