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(610) 326-9350
3000 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Monday - Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 8:30AM - 2:00PM

Bradley Tire, LTD provides Timing Belt Replacement services to Pottstown, PA, King of Prussia, PA, West Chester, PA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Timing Belt Replacement Services at Bradley Tire, LTD

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 Bradley Tire, LTD?

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 Pottstown, PA, King of Prussia, PA, West Chester, PA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : King of Prussia PA | Pottstown PA | West Chester PA | and surrounding areas

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Bradley Tire LTD

Bradley Tire Ltd located at 3000 East High Street - Pottstown, PA 19464 provides quality automotive products and services to customers in Pottstown, PA, South Pottstown, PA, and Douglassville, PA. Bradley Tire Ltd is the leading seller in Pottstown, PA for these tire brands Bridgestone and Firestone and offers some great discounts on them. Bradley Tire Ltd also offers services in Tires, Auto Service and Brakes for the communities of Pottstown, PA, Elverson PA, Spring City PA and Phoenixville PA. Give Bradley Tire Ltd a call at (610) 326-9350 to schedule an appointment today!

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Phone: (610) 326-9350
Fax: (610) 326-6766
Address: 3000 East High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
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