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How long do Gates Racing timing belts last?

How long do Gates Racing timing belts last?

In terms of Gates timing belts, you can expect them to last between about 60,000 miles and 105,000 miles. That works out to about 7 to 10 years of driving depending on your habits.

What does a racing timing belt do?

A timing belt, timing chain, or cambelt is a part of an internal combustion engine that synchronizes the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft(s) so that the engine’s valves open and close at the proper times during each cylinder’s intake and exhaust strokes.

How long do VW timing belts last?

Many mechanics recommend replacing them every 70,000 to 100,000 miles. It’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with your Volkswagen owner’s manual. There will often be useful information there on when to change parts such as timing belts.

How long are timing belts supposed to last?

Depending on what schedule you may read, including information distributed by the manufacturers themselves, the average life span of a timing belt is between 60,000 and 105,000 miles or after 7 to 10 years regardless of mileage.

How much does it cost to change a timing belt UK?

The average UK timing belt replacement cost is £350. However, the price can range between £200 and £1,200! Two reasons affect your timing belt cost: The garage you choose.

Is it bad to drive with a bad timing belt?

You cannot drive a car if the timing belt is broken, it’s as simple as that. The timing belt looks just like a rubber belt with teeth on the inside. The most common thing that’s going to happen if your timing belt fails while you’re driving is that the valves are going to get bent.

Do Kwik Fit change timing belts?

Our Kwik Fit Plus centres offer advanced vehicle repairs above and beyond our regular fast-fit products and services. At Kwik Fit Plus we can carry out advanced diagnosis and repair on issues including: Timing belt changes. Electrical faults and repairs.