Problems That a Car's Timing Belt Can Cause?

Answer Overhead camshaft engines use a timing belt to maintain a specific synchronization between the crank shaft and the camshaft. The belt turns the camshaft in harmony with the crankshaft to open and c... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems That a Car's Timing Belt Can Cause

Audi A4 Timing Belt Problems?

In 2007 a class action lawsuit alleged that Audi knowingly concealed knowledge that their timing belts systems, including those on Audi A4s made between 2000 and 2003 (and possible other years) wer... Read More »

PT Cruiser Timing Belt Problems?

PT Cruisers, like most cars and trucks, have timing belts that turn the camshaft. Over time, the timing belt can fail leaving the car driving poorly and the belt must be replaced.

Signs of Timing Belt Problems?

Timing belt breakage is one of the most common causes of cars breaking down. By having an idea of what a timing belt is and how long it typically lasts, you'll have a general idea of when you shoul... Read More »

Does a 2001 Toyota Corolla have a timing belt or timing chain?

The 2001 Toyota Corolla has a timing chain. The Corolla models from 1999 to 2003 are almost identical and have only minor differences from model year to model year. The 1999 to 2003 Corolla has a 1... Read More »