timing belt

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timing belt

[′tīm·iŋ ‚belt]
(design engineering)
A power transmission belt with evenly spaced teeth on the bottom side which mesh with grooves cut on the periphery of the pulley to produce a positive, no-slip, constant-speed drive. Also known as cogged belt; synchronous belt.
(mechanical engineering)
A positive drive belt that has axial cogs molded on the underside of the belt which fit into grooves on the pulley; prevents slip, and makes accurate timing possible; combines the advantages of belt drives with those of chains and gears. Also known as positive drive belt.
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His VW garage says the cambelt must be changed at 80,000 miles or four years at a cost of pounds 321, which he can't afford.
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It also had no cambelt history and the horn didn't work.
Our new caravans and motorhomes come with the usual guarantees and warranty's, but we can also offer a 6 month guarantee with 12 months MOT, a gas safety check with certificate, full valet, a service including new cambelt, and an electric hook-up lead on most used models.
The Corsa is reliable and cheap to work on, but bear in mind that the cambelt change is due at 40,000 miles.
If you're looking at petrol cars with high mileage, make sure a cambelt change has been carried out at 40,000 miles.
The F355 needs regular cambelt changes every 12 months or 12,000 miles and can cost e2,000.
These include brake pad replacement at PS99, air conditioning service at PS69 and a cambelt change at PS279 for petrol and PS349 for diesel models.
He's been quoted pounds 249 for the service, but the dealer says he must also have the cambelt changed at pounds 319.
The cambelt hadn't been changed on schedule - and the engine will be badly damaged if it snaps.