Timing Belts

Our auto repair shop is the best option for you when you are looking for timing chain or timing belt replacement. We have a team of professional and experienced technicians, who are committed to the highest standard of customer care and providing top-quality services and repairs.

When To Replace Timing Belt or Chain?

At some point during your car's life, you will have to change the timing belt. The majority of vehicles require that their timing belt need to be replaced at 100,000 miles or somewhere around that number. On the other hand, there are cars that have timing chains instead of a timing belt. These timing chains can still stretch or break and they can be noisier. The owner's manual of your car will tell you when you have to change your timing belt. You have to change it before it becomes a serious problem. A lot of vehicles have complicated internal systems that must work in perfect synchrony all together and when the timing belt breaks, the internal parts of the engine are destroyed and the synchrony is gone. This happens so fast that you won't even get a warning. Some experts in the auto repair industry have named it a "grenade." The engine breaks apart on the inside, resulting in buying a new engine or a new car. The timing belts is way cheaper than a new engine or new car.

While You're At It…

When you are having your timing belt replaced, there's another component that runs on this belt, and that is your water pump. It's much easier to replace your water pump when your car is pulled apart. We advise you to replace your water pump at the same time, when you are replacing your timing belt. If you've planned yo do both replacements, this could save you some serious cash. As a matter of fact, they are most commonly done together mainly because when we have to replace your water pump, we have to do almost the exact same work as replacing your timing belt. This is not true for all vehicle makes and models on the market, but for the majority of them.

At our auto repair shop, our certified technicians have replaced more timing chains, timing belts and water pumps that we can even remember. If your vehicle needs a new timing belt, water pump or timing chain, give us a call or schedule an appointment online.

I don't trust them at all. They wanted to charge me over $2600 for oil leak and a/c leak, including silly fees like a credit card fee. I took it to another mechanic I do trust and he charged me all of $60 and said there's no oil leak, the engines probably burning it, and got my a/c working again. That's a huge difference in price!
Jed Casper
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Jed Casper, we appreciate your feedback and value your opinion. We would like to know more about how your visit went. I looked over your Repair Order from your recent visit. The documentation is very clear. The technician documented that the engine was covered in engine oil when you first brought the vehicle in and we had to perform an engine cleaning and degreasing, to isolate your engine oil leaks. I see you did authorize that to be performed. After the clean & degrease, the technician found two different oil leaks. One was coming from the Valve Cover Gasket and the other looked to be from the Rear Main Seal. Not sure why another mechanic would inform you that the vehicle doesn't have an oil leak based on what was documented. The Air Conditioning system also had a couple of refrigerant leaks and was very low on charge, causing the A/C System not to operate. One of the refrigerant leaks is from the A/C Compressor and the other from the A/C Schrader fittings. The technician performed a very thorough inspection of the A/C System and found that because of the refrigerant leaks the compressor had come apart internally causing metal contamination in the A/C System to be present. Unfortunately it is unlawful (Federal Law) for us to perform an A/C System recharge with known leaks. We understand that there are always cheaper and riskier options, and some shops/ mechanics are willing to take those risks. However, we want to be as transparent as possible with our services while offering quality auto repair. Basically, we don't want you to have problems after we perform the necessary repairs, evidently costing more money in the long run. The CC Surcharge is a valid charge, backed by Georgia State Laws, because of the cost in processing credit cards. If you pay with Cash, Business Check, Money Order, or Cashiers Check, we do not charge that surcharge. It is completely your right and choice to pay with a credit card and we respect that. We won't always be the cheapest because we back our services with a 36Month/ 36,000 Miles Parts & Labor Warranty, and employee ASE Certified Technicians and stay up-to-date with automotive technical training. We charge a very fair price for our integrity and for our nationwide warranty. I will reach out to you directly to discuss further. I do believe customer feedback is very important and we strive to maintain great customer service. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to discuss why we lost your trust us, how we can earn it back, and what we can do to improve our organization. Thank you, Chris B. - Best Auto Repair Experience business owner.
Excellent service as always!
Greg Bates
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Great service as always
Richard & Robin Puryear
5
Service was thourough I felt confidicoin there decsion. As to what the problem was. .I would highly recommend them to friends. .thxs again. see ya soon
Al Glenn
5
Great service. Friendly and helpful staff!
Lisa & Tom Bandy
5
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