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A Stitch in Time saves Nine - Cambelts and Timing belts
When it comes to servicing your vehicle, one of the most important components to ensure if in top condition is your car’s cambelt.
The cambelt’s main job is controlling the camshafts in the engine and keeps it running smoothly. Knowing the signs for when it needs to be replaced can save you hundreds of pounds and save your car’s engine from severe damage.
A snapped cambelt means your engine will cease to function causing damage to the valves, lifters, pushrods, pistons, and as most oil pumps run on this belt oil starvation can cause bearing damage – in other words total engine just for a belt. So not changing your cambelt will be a false economy.
We recommend this handy site that lets you know when your timing belt is likely to need replacing:
Think you may be ready for a replacement? Give your local Concorde branch a call for a free quote.
Peterborough - 01733 340212
Leicester - 0116 366 0555
Norwich - 01603 513220
Wisbech - 01945 582252
About Concorde Auto Centre
With branches in Cambridge, Coventry, Leicester, Milton-keynes, Northampton, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Swindon and Wisbech, Concorde Auto Centre offers a wide range of professional services with highly trained auto technicians always on hand to fit new parts or to offer advice to our loyal customers. Call us today to get the best prices on new car tyres fitted, winter car tyres fitted, wheel alignment, car exhaust systems, air conditioning recharges, replacement brake pads and discs, booking in your car for its MOT, car servicing, cambelts, shock absorbers, engine rebuilds, vehicle diagnostics, clutches, batteries, tow bars, turbo inspection and car gearboxes
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"Having taken my car into the Leicester branch for a service, MOT,and new tyres.I could not have been more pleased with the service from start to finish plus the fact that I saved money compared with the Citroen main dealer price."
RAJ - 09 Apr 2014