(571) 521-0400
101-G Executive Dr. | Sterling, VA 20166
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RJ's Auto Service provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at RJ's Auto Service

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 RJ's Auto Service?

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 Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ashburn VA | Leesburg VA | Sterling VA | and surrounding areas

RJ's Auto Service in Sterling, VA

Does your vehicle need its 30k, 60k, or 90k maintenance? If the answer is yes, call the experts at RJ’s Auto Service. Since 1997, our ASE-certified technicians have been performing the highest-quality auto repairs for customers in Sterling, VA, Ashburn,VA, Leesburg, VA, as well as surrounding areas of Dulles VA, Oak Grove VA, Herndon VA, Potomac Falls VA, and Reston VA in Loudoun County and Fairfax County. We give you a free tire rotation with every oil change, provide you with the TECH-NET 24 month/24,000 mile warranty on most auto repair services, and perform a variety of tire repairs. We even have a large selection of tires for sale from the names you trust. When it’s time for your next auto maintenance, new set of tires, or a needed auto repair, trust the top repair shop in the NoVa area. Schedule your appointment with us today!

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Phone: (571) 521-0400
Fax: (571) 203-0070
Address: 101-G Executive Dr
Sterling, VA 20166
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