Time for your cambelt to be replaced
Cam belt, timing belt, drive belt – it doesn’t matter what you call it – if it breaks, it is going to be expensive to repair. The cam belt is one of the most important parts of any vehicle’s motor. You should think about replacing your cam belt according to your vehicle manufacturer’s cam belt specifications. Jasco can advise you on the best time to replace your cam belt, timing belt or drive belt.
When should you get your cam belt replaced ?
- service intervals vary depending on make and model
- in most cases cambelts are due every 5 years or 100,000ks
- call us to verify when your cam belt is due
The cam belt is one of the hardest working parts of your engine. Any component working this hard eventually show signs of fatigue, a worn or damaged belt could become slack or snap, often causing severe and expensive internal engine damage.
If you have purchased a 2nd hand car without service history or do not have knowledge of when cam belt was last changed it is strongly advised to renew cam belt. If the cam belt breaks you may end up with a very expensive repair bill as this can lead to severe damage to valves and pistons which could make your vehicle uneconomic to repair