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Engine

Timing Belt

The engine's timing belt drives the camshaft (s) ("top end") from the rotation of the crankshaft ("bottom end").
The belt keeps the piston and valves in "time" during operation.
Serious internal engine damage can occur when the piston and valves come into contact with each other "out-of-time" caused by a damaged belt etc.
In the worst case, the engine assembly will need to be replaced.

Failure to replace the timing belt at the recommended interval may lead to belt fatigue and breakage, which can result in costly engine repairs.

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