Timing Systems

How Engine Timing Works

Article explaining how a contact breaker ignition system works and how an advance mechanism operates. With diagrams of how a distributor works.

What is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?

What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is a …

How to Change a Timing Belt in Your Car

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What Happens When Your Timing Belt Snaps and How to Fix It

Your engine's timing belt is the most important maintenance item in your car. What happens when this component gives up the ghost, and how hard is it to fix by yourself?

How to Fix a Squeaky Belt (Figure Out Where the Squeak is Coming From)

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What to Do When Your Timing Belt Breaks

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What Sound Does the Timing Belt Make

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How to Align a Timing Belt

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