I get this question asked a lot. What is a timing belt, and why do I have to change it?
Simply put, the timing belt is a toothed belt that keeps the engine in sync, or as its name mentions, time. There are essentially 2 halves of an engine, an upper half and a lower half.
The bottom side of the engine is the crankshaft, it is known as the rotating assembly because the pistons are connected to the crankshaft.
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