Timing Belt

What is a Timing Belt?

The Timing Belt is part of the car Engine system. We have 2 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 334 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Timing Belt?
334 problems that mention the Timing Belt

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Gearbox

Hello I have a Megan mk3 1.5 DCI 2011 with manual transmission. When I start it, it does not want to enter any speed, and if it goes off, it enters speed. What could be the problem? Thank you

2011 Renault Megane 1.5DCI
Posted: May 9, 2022
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Won’t idle slow on pickup and slow

Starting fine cold and will idle but slow aceretation when warm won’t idle slow to acelerate seems to be holding back

2011 Vauxhall Insignia 1.8 petrol
Posted: Apr 25, 2022
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Every so often after switching off the engine on my c2 gt and restarting after a few minutes it starts but runs erratically and has no power. If I leave it for 5 to 10 minutes it starts and runs normally. Any ideas?

Occasional problems with rough running when engine is hot. Only seems to occur when restarting after a few minutes of being switched off. If I leave it for 5 minutes or so it starts and runs as normal...

2004 Citroen C2 GT
Posted: Mar 17, 2022
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Camshaft censor error code, but just had a new one

Despite have had my camshaft censor replace the error code keeps coming up with engine management light on

2055 Chevrolet Lacetti 16 cc
Posted: Feb 19, 2022
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Driving fine then suddenly engine cut out , will not restart restart ,

Driving to work fine , then engine suddenly cut out , coasted to stop but waqs unable to restart. 2009 , 1.6 petrol grand scenic. The car has fuel. On ignition tries it sounds like the stater is turn...

2009 Renault Scenic 1.6 PETROL
Posted: Feb 1, 2022
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Whinning noise when accelerating

A whinning noise has just begun in the engine compartment left of centre (note left hand drive car). Occurs and increases when accelerating. Noise not present when stationary or reving engine out of ...

2010 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI
Posted: Jan 28, 2022
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Oil in coolant

Car broke down last night. I’m not sure if it’s cam belt or a engine fail. Last year I was told the head gasket was on its way out but no milky oil or any symptoms. I’m at a standstill what’s ...

2008 Citroen C2 1.1 vibe
Posted: Jan 11, 2022
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Car judders / shakes and engine fault light on permanently

I have a 66 plate DS3 and the engine fault light has now been on for about 8 weeks . It went into the garage after about 3 weeks and they said the fault code referred to the oil filter somewhere . Th...

2016 Citroen DS3 DS3
Posted: Dec 28, 2021
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Increased fuel consumption and reduction in power.

My long term fuel consumption has recently dropped from 65 mpg to 50 - 52 mpg in the last month. I have had the car 2 + years and can easily get 75 + mpg from it on most long moterway journies. Same j...

2016 Seat Leon 1.6 Ecomotive
Posted: Dec 27, 2021
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Burning oil since timing belt recall work undertaken

Since the dealer replaced the timing belt on recall car has consumed 4 litres of oil. Prior to recall car was suffering power time lag. And had required oil top up x1 . Car is fully serviced as per ...

2015 Citroen DS3 1.2 Puretech
Posted: Dec 10, 2021
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