Buying a car is a big budget for the majority of us, nevertheless, to this one you will have to add the maintenance of your car, and for some maintenance acts the bill can be quite high. It is consequently logical to ask yourself when is the best time to perform these repairs and not do them “for nothing”. Today we are going to describe to you when to change the timing belt on your hyundai getz? For that, first of all, we are going to discover why it is important to achieve this work of maintenance, then, when to do the timing belt of your hyundai getz , then, we are going to quickly describe to you how this replace is done, and, at last, how much it costs to do the timing belt of a hyundai getz.

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Why do we need to change the timing belt of an hyundai getz?

As we informed you in introduction, changing a timing belt on a hyundai getz represents a considerable budget, so we understand that you are hesitant to do it and to allow you to understand the value of this fix, so we will quickly describe why it is so important to do it on time.

Your hyundai getz’s timing belt objective

The timing of a hyundai getz has an essential purpose in the smooth running of your engine. Indeed, it will have the mission to synchronize the valves and pistons, and to make the link between the camshaft, the water pump, the crankshaft and the injection pump . It will enable the engine unit to work properly, and avoid any risk of engine breakage. The shorter the distance your car travels, the more your belt will be solicited when starting the engine unit.

What are the risks if the timing belt is not changed in time?

The issue with the timing of a hyundai getz is that it is internal to the engine unit. And consequently, in contrast to an accessory belt, it is impossible to visually verify its state. So you might think that this belt is just an insignificant part, but the risks you take if you don’t change it in time are big. If the timing of your hyundai getz breaks, you will undoubtedly have to change the engine of this one. Indeed, the pistons will hit the valves and injure them, and the camshaft will also break. The faster the engine is running at the moment of the breakage, the more severe the consequences are. It is consequently fundamental to make your timing belt on time .

When to do the timing belt of its hyundai getz?

We will now answer the question that you all have to ask yourselves, when to produce the timing belt of a hyundai getz? It is necessary to know that each engine unit is different and as we mentioned earlier, we must not miss on the replacement of this part. The more we advance in time the more the manufacturers improve the timing belt and normally the more recent your hyundai getz will be the less you will have to get worried about your belt. However, look at your hyundai getz’s service book to get the exact life and maximum mileage you can accomplish before you do the timing . Typically, timing belts have a life of 5 to 10 years and a maximum mileage between 80, 000 and 200, 000km .

How to change the timing belt of an hyundai getz?

As the timing belt of a hyundai getz represents a high budget, one can logically wonder if it is not possible to change it oneself. Regrettably it is very tricky to access and just the most skilled amateur mechanics and the most equipped with tools will be able to reflect on this procedure, we will nevertheless quickly illustrate the different steps to be carried out to change this timing belt:

  • Place the hyundai getz on stands, and depending on your engine unit you may have to remove a wheel. Remove the timing gearboxes
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  • To achieve this, you must buy the timing kit so that all the engine unit components remain in the right position, otherwise your engine unit will break. Remove the other components that bother you (damper pulley for example).
  • Remove the old distribution after loosening the tension rollers. Before positioning the new one, you must take out all the tensioning rollers and the water pump.
  • Place the new water pump.
  • Install the new tension rollers, pay attention to the location of each one.
  • Install the new distribution of your hyundai getz by respecting the markers.
  • Tension the belt according to the manufacturer’s info.
  • Put the rest of it back together.
  • Check that the engine unit is running properly.

Changing the timing belt how much does it cost?

And finally, we’ll try to give you an idea of the price if you want to change the timing belt of your hyundai getz . Take note that if you do it at the garage of the brand or at a car center like Feu Vert the price can vary quite a lot, but generally we estimate that the price of the distribution varies between 400 and 900 euros , depending on the place where you do it and your engine unit. Take note that the kits include the belt, idlers and water pump.

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