Tips for Keeping Your Timing Belt in Check

We here at Honda of Princeton in Princeton, NJ understand the importance of keeping your vehicles various components in working order. One component that we want to look at today is the timing belt. It works hard to keep your camshaft and crankshaft in sync and here are some tips to keep it going.

Take a look at the maintenance schedule in your owner's manual. The maintenance schedule will tell you at what mileage the timing belt needs to be replaced. This will typically fall between 60,000-100,000 miles, but it can vary depending on your driving and vehicle.

If you start to hear high-pitch sounds from under the hood or notice the belt starting to fray, it's a good sign to have the belt replaced immediately. If you wait too long, it can cause damage to your engine and leave you stranded on the side of the road.

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