Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Services

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Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Replacement and Routine Mercedes Benz Service

Mercedes Benz Timing Belt

Mercedes Benz Timing belts (Mercedes Benz Cambelts) & Timing Chains control the Mercedes Benz engine valve cycle sequence to ensure correct fuel combustion timing and compression.

Interference engine design allows pistons and valves to interfere or make contact if the timing sequence is not set correctly or if the timing belt snaps resulting in piston and valve damage requiring an engine rebuild with new pistons and valves.

Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Replacement Intervals

Mercedes Benz Timing belts and Mercedes Benz timing chains should be replaced at the correct service intervals; especially on interference (most diesel) engines as belt wear causing incorrect timing may result in a very expensive repair bill.

Mercedes Benz Valve and Piston

Mercedes Benz Timing belt replacement involves synchronising valve and piston positions and setting the adjustable tensioning roller to ensure the belt is not overtightened putting additional strain on the camshaft bearings and crankshaft bearings correct adjustment of belt tension.

Mercedes Benz Engine Bay Fluids

The lubricants, hydraulic fluids and anti-freeze chemicals used within the Mercedes Benz engine bay can degrade the rubber polymer compounds used in timing belt manufacture. As a consequence the belt life can be greatly reduced, especially if exposed to increased operating temperatures

Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Kits

The replacement parts needed for a Mercedes Benz timing belt service are usually supplied in "Kit" form to ensure

Quality Timing Belt Replacement Kits usually contain:-

  • Mercedes Benz Belts
  • Mercedes Benz Idlers
  • Mercedes Benz Tensioner pulleys
  • Mercedes Benz Tensioner Springs
  • Mercedes Benz Cam Cover Gaskets

Mercedes Benz Manufacturer fitted Timing Belts will be designed for standard vehicle applications. Aftermarket timing belts can alter engine performance characteristics.

Mercedes Benz Timing Belt Fitting

Mercedes Benz Engines may come in many variations: single overhead cam (OHC), double Overhead Cam (DOHC), overhead valve (OHV) and the engine timing-cam belt can be used to drive other essential components such as the water pump and fuel injection pump on diesel engines.

The belt can run a series of pulleys from three on a simpler OHC Engine to 8 on a performance V6, V8 Engine layout.

Mercedes Benz Timing belt fitting is a complex operation that requires a great deal of labour to do properly

It is worth ensuring that other components likely to suffer the same wear and tear as the timing belt and might require a major service or replacement before your next timing belt change are replace at the same time.

Maximise timing belt life and service intervals. Consider replacing the Mercedes Benz water pump if it's driven off the same belt, also the Mercedes Benz camshaft and Mercedes Benz crankshaft oil seals. If the Mercedes Benz camshaft oil seal or Mercedes Benz crankshaft oil seal fail then oil will impregnate the cam belt causing failure.

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