How to Spot Timing Belt Issues in Roswell, GA


Honda Carland’s service team wants to help you spot trouble with your timing belt before it happens. Timing belts are internal engine components that rotate the engine’s cam and crankshaft in sync and ensures each cylinder fires at the appropriate time. It is commonly manufactured out of high-quality rubber with nylon-reinforced cords inside to extend the life of the belt. This belt is subject to incredible forces inside your motor and will eventually need to be replaced. Without a fully functioning timing belt, your engine will not function. Your vehicle’s timing belt is vital to the continued functionality of your vehicle’s engine.


Check out these warning signs that your vehicle’s timing belt may need to be replaced by a service professional at your local Honda dealership. Common symptoms that your timing belt is wearing out or has broken are:


  • Oil leaking from in front of your motor

  • Engine misfires

  • Engine failing to turn over

  • Ticking noise coming from the engine


If you notice any of these symptoms, contact a mechanic as soon as possible as they will know how to inspect components to determine if your timing belt is your issue. A misfire situation is occurring and the timing belt is the issue, the belt needs to be replaced immediately or this may result in catastrophic engine damage. You can also check with your vehicle’s manufacturer to determine when the replacement interval is scheduled for your vehicle.


Have you noticed any of these issues or wonder about your timing belt’s status? Let our service professionals help you keep your vehicle running at its best. Visit your local Honda dealership, Honda Carland, today at 11085 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076 or give our team a call at (770) 993-2805. Our service hours are Monday-Friday 7 AM-7 PM and Saturdays 7 AM-5 PM. You can also schedule your next service appointment online anytime. Our service team is proud to serve our Alpharetta, Atlanta, and Roswell, Georgia area customers. Don’t forget to head over to our service specials page to get great prices on maintenance for your vehicle.     
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