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How to Know if a Timing Belt Is Bad

by Clark Mason; Updated September 18, 2017

A timing belt is a rubber belt that's usually mounted underneath and engine cover that's used to transfer power from the crank shaft to the cam shaft. Find out how to remove the engine cover to visually inspect a timing belt with help from an ASE-certified master automobile technician in this free video on timing belts.

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Clark Mason has more than 28 years of experience as a master automobile technician, including five years as an automotive instructor.

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