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Our expert insights into timing belt replacement in Swansea

Our expert insights into timing belt replacement in Swansea

What does a timing belt do?

It is a vital engine component with a key role to play in keeping your motor running smoothly. It ensures the top and bottom halves of your engine rotate precisely in time with each other.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning timing belt

Like most car parts, your timing belt will wear out eventually due to cracking, snapping or tearing. If a grinding or squeaking noise is being emitted from your engine, it could be a malfunctioning timing belt.

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How much does it cost to fix my car? timing-belt-replacement/swansea

Save up to 30% on your timing belt replacement in Swansea. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your timing belt?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your timing belt kit and water pump.

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What does a timing belt do?

It is a vital engine component with a key role to play in keeping your motor running smoothly. It ensures the top and bottom halves of your engine rotate precisely in time with each other.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning timing belt

Like most car parts, your timing belt will wear out eventually due to cracking, snapping or tearing. If a grinding or squeaking noise is being emitted from your engine, it could be a malfunctioning timing belt.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car? timing-belt-replacement/swansea

Save up to 30% on your timing belt replacement in Swansea. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your timing belt?

Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will replace your timing belt kit and water pump.

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Hey Fixter, how often should a timing belt need replacing?

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How much does timing belt replacement cost in Swansea?

How much does timing belt replacement cost in Swansea?

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A typical timing belt replacement in Swansea costs around £229.95 - £274.09. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a timing belt replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Swansea in order to give you an idea of how much the timing belt replacement should cost.

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Volvo 850

2 litres

£295.40 £256.6513%

Skoda Fabia Classic Tdi

1.4 litres

£329.09 £264.1220%

Audi A2

1.4 litres

£282.84 £229.9519%

Skoda Octavia Elegance Tdi

1.9 litres

£312.33 £271.6013%

Suzuki Grand Vitara Ddis

1.9 litres

£322.60 £266.6117%

Vauxhall Antara Diamond Cdti

2.2 litres

£316.68 £264.1217%

Audi A5 Se Technik

1.8 litres

£301.68 £254.1516%

Ford Capri

2 litres

£327.26 £274.0916%

Audi A1 Sport Tdi

1.6 litres

£319.97 £261.6318%

Mini Clubman Cooper

1.5 litres

£300.79 £256.6515%

Ford Capri

2 litres

£327.26 £274.0916%

Skoda Octavia Elegance Tdi

1.9 litres

£312.33 £271.6013%

Volvo 850

2 litres

£295.40 £256.6513%

Audi A2

1.4 litres

£282.84 £229.9519%

Audi A1 Sport Tdi

1.6 litres

£319.97 £261.6318%
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* The cost of your timing belt replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

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Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

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Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

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Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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Want to learn more about timing belt replacement in Swansea?

Want to learn more about timing belt replacement in Swansea?

What does a timing belt do?

The timing belt, or cambelt, is a vital engine component with a key role to play in keeping your motor running smoothly. It ensures the top and bottom halves of your engine rotate precisely in time with each other. Essentially, this ribbed rubber belt with teeth synchronises the crankshaft and camshaft’s rotation. It controls the sequencing and timing of the opening and closing of the valves on the cylinders in your engine to provide the right combustion. Camshafts, made up of the main journals, the lobes (or bulges) and the ends, control the valves in the cylinder head. A rocker head takes the spinning motion of an overhead camshaft and turns it into the movement that opens and closes the valves. Timing chains essentially perform the same function as cambelts but may be slightly noisier. The chains generally last as long as the vehicle (and generally require less frequent replacing), although the plastic guides they run over may not.

How often should a timing belt need replacing?

There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach for how often to replace yours—a lot depends on your motor’s age and condition. There’s also huge variation between manufacturers and different engines. So you might need a new belt after 4 years, or 6, or after driving 40,000 or 100,000 miles. Consult your car’s manual—most manufacturers’ recommendations are based on time passed or miles driven, depending on which elapses first.

However, we’d always suggest treating these recommendations as a maximum, and erring on the side of caution.

The law, vehicle regulations, and your MOT

The timing belt will not be examined at your car’s MOT, but the associated issues of running a car with a faulty timing belt can lead to severe engine damage, which can.

What happens when we replace your timing belt?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will disassemble the parts of the engine to access the timing belt and proceed to examine the timing belt, the belt’s pulleys and tensioner.
  • Wherever required your timing belt will be replaced and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.
  • You will also be advised of any other parts that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle.
  • Once the timing belt has been replaced, our mechanics will test your car thoroughly to ensure the correct running of the new part and make any adjustments required for its premium operation.

What causes a timing belt to stop working correctly?

Like most car parts, your timing belt will wear out eventually due to cracking, snapping or tearing. Timing belts are also unpredictable, with few warning signs of damage. (Although starting issues and noise may offer clues.) Driving your car infrequently, oil leaks and temperature changes, among other factors, can all play their part.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning timing belt

You hear unusual noises coming from the engine

If a grinding or squeaking noise is being emitted from your engine, it could be a malfunctioning timing belt.

The car won’t start

If your timing belt has broken, this can cause problems with your engine that lead to the vehicle not starting.

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