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Topic: Timing Belt

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Lance's Superior Auto in Wilsonville

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed.…

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Wilsonville Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Wilsonville driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Wilsonville residents than repairing the engine damage that comes…

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Ask Lance's Superior Auto: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

    The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Wilsonville drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Wilsonville.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to…

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Automotive Tips from Lance's Superior Auto: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around…

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Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Wilsonville Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Wilsonville drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the…

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Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Wilsonville

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate…

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