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 319 owner problems that mention it.

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

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Jerky missfire, engine cuts out.

When the engine is warm and doing around 2000 - 2500 rpm in 2 or 3rd gear the engine "misses". No backfire it just seems that the engine stops for a brief second causing terrible kangarooing type moti...

2010 Kia ProCeed 1.4 crdi 3 door
Posted: Aug 24, 2021
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Van has loud knock whenstarted

Van has loud knock when started engine management light s come on then she switches off engine this has only 66000miles is it diesel problem or sensors my mechanic doesn't know

2016 Peugeot Partner Van
Posted: Aug 12, 2021
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Loss of power seems like it won’t accelerate on demand

I’ve changed the maf sensor improved it about 50% but still a loss of power when over taking etc

2006 Ssangyong Rexton Rexton
Posted: Aug 8, 2021
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Whining noise from engine or transmission

Whining noise from engine or transmission, gets worse as engine warms up..

2009 Volkswagen Polo 1.2 petrol
Posted: Aug 8, 2021
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Engine will not start

stopped car and tried to start. engine turning over ,good spark and fuel injecting into cylinders

2009 Volkswagen Fox 1.2
Posted: Jul 22, 2021
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1.6 petrol engin scraping noise

When the engin idels there is a scraping noise comming from the front of the engin. I have replaced the aux drive delt, idler and tensioner but no change to the sound. Any ideas?

2005 Citroen Xsara Picasso Desire
Posted: Jul 15, 2021
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The injectors only open once and the car won't start

The engine just switched off while I was driving at about 40km/h. I thought it was my clutch balancing that turned it off, but to my surprise the car wouldn't start since then, but does turn over. I'v...

2009 Citroen C3 1.4i
Posted: Jun 14, 2021
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Fuel Gauge

Car just broke down and won't start. Had a few problems recently. Fuel gauge drops to empty when full after driving for a while and oil light comes on when plenty of oil. Timing belt is fine and repla...

2006 Skoda Octavia 2.0 vrs petrol estate
Posted: Jun 8, 2021
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Timing belt change

Needs timing belt and fan belt changed

2003 Ford Fiesta 1.4 LX
Posted: Jun 1, 2021
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Engine starts to vibrate at stop. smell. exhaust symbol and esp come on. power loss.

it is chronic and has happened about 4 or 5 times. The lambda probe was changed 4 years ago. the spark plugs and spark plug cables were changed also. why does this keep happening?

2008 Volkswagen Touran 1.6 benzine
Posted: Jun 1, 2021
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