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Girard's Service Center provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Franklin, WI, Greendale, WI, Oak Creek, WI, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Girard's Service Center

The timing belt, or timing chain in some vehicles, is a drive belt that synchronizes the rotation of the engine’s crankshaft and camshaft with the opening and closing of your engine’s valves. Depending on the vehicle, it may also rotate the water pump. When the crankshaft turns, the timing belt turns the camshaft, which opens and closes the engine valves to allow the pistons to move up and down. Your vehicle’s engine operates in four phases: intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. During the intake phase, intake valves open and exhaust valves close as fuel and air enter the cylinders. As the air and fuel is mixed, compressed, and ignited by spark plugs during the compression and combustion phases, the valves close. The remaining air and fuel is pushed out of the exhaust valve during the exhaust phase. The timing belt is responsible for synchronizing this process and for opening and closing valves during normal engine operation.



Why Should You Have Timing Belt Replacement Services Performed at Girard's Service Center?

Avoiding a timing belt replacement can result in complete engine failure. A worn or stretched belt can disrupt the operating order of the valves and pistons, which can result in a piston hitting a valve and damaging the engine. Timing belt failure warning signs include rough idling or difficulty starting the engine. Cracks on the belt, which is made of reinforced rubber, are an indication that it may soon break. Replacement of your timing belt will help keep your engine performing as it should and ensure you avoid expensive future repairs. During our replacement service, your belt will be replaced and synchronized with the crankshaft and camshaft to restore proper operating precision and order. It is widely recommended that you have your water pump changed during a timing belt replacement service as well. If your water pump fails later, it can do great damage to your vehicle. Since the water pump is easy to change during a timing belt replacement, consider having a new one installed at this time. Referring to your owner’s manual will help determine the appropriate service intervals for timing belt maintenance.

We proudly service the Timing Belt Replacement needs of customers in Franklin, WI, Greendale, WI, Oak Creek, WI, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Franklin, WI | Greendale, WI | Oak Creek, WI | and surrounding areas

Girard's Service Center in Franklin, WI

Girard's Service Center is your source for name brand tires and auto repair services for customers in Franklin, WI, Greendale, WI, Oak Creek, WI, and the surrounding region. Service with excellence is our top priority. We are a AAA-Approved Repair Facility and a Bosch Service Center. We also carry a Better Business Bureau A+ rating, so you can feel confident in making your next auto repair or maintenance appointment with us. Our skilled technicians can handle everything from state inspections and suspension repairs to transmission work and tire repair. We offer free shuttle service to get you where you need to go, plus free coffee and WiFi in our comfortable waiting area. Book your next auto service, repair, or tire appointment with us today!

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Phone: (414) 421-6202
Fax: (414) 421-6214
Address: 5517 W Rawson Avenue
Franklin, WI 53132
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(414) 421-6202
5517 W Rawson Avenue
Franklin, WI 53132
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7am-6pm
Saturday: 7am - 1pm
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