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Timing Belt

Timing Belt Information & Guide

Mitsubishi Timing Belt Replacement Cost – All Models

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A timing belt is a toothed belt; it is made of a strong rubber material. It is the part of internal combustion engine; it uses to synchronize the rotation of crankshaft and camshaft so the valves and piston of the engine move in synchronization.

Timing Belt or Timing Chain

Timing belt is a toothed belt and timing chain is a roller chain similar like a bicycle chain it both use to rotate camshaft and crankshaft in synchronization. The timing belt has been the more commonly used part, but some of the manufacturers are using timing chains more often this days.

When to change Timing Belt?

The life of a timing belt is depend on specification of engine, every engine’s timing belt have a different lifespan.

The modern engine manufacturer recommends changing timing belt after 90,000 kilometers drive. If you only use your car now and again and don’t do many kilometers, you will still need to change the belt based on the age of the vehicle. Timing belts can deteriorate or stretch over time. So, using tensioner can give more months life.

Symptoms of fault in Timing Belt

If the timing belt is worn or broken, the following are symptoms that may occur.

Smoke from the engine

When the timing belt breaks; it can’t rotate the camshaft and crankshaft properly and the valves don’t open and close at right time, the smoke comes from engine.

 Fuel efficiency

 Fuel efficiency decrease when the Timing belt is worn or broken. Sometime rotate unnecessary and decrease the efficiency of fuel.

Rough idling of engine

The timing belt is rubber material with teeth on it, and because of teeth it grips the many parts of the engine. If the teeth are start falling off and become insufficient, the timing belt start slipping from the gears. Once this happens, the teeth fall directly into the gears and stuck in the engine. Worst of all, the engine will stop working because the camshaft is and crankshaft is not working.

Misfire of engine

The timing belt worn out because of the fire rate of the engine.  If the timing belt is slip away and fall onto the camshaft, then some of the valves will open and close unnecessarily. If it happens, an engine misfire could occur which means the belt needs to be replaced right away. If you don’t replace the belt soon, the engine could be permanently damaged

Replacement cost of Timing belt

The cost of replacement of timing belt is depends on the engine. Some engine is hard to open and take so much time and labors; it is costly to replace timing belt. Some engine is easy to open and it cost little less. Average time to open engine is 5 to 7 hours

Cost of replacement of Timing belt in Mitsubishi vehicles   

Mitsubishi is an car manufacturer and they deals in a 100 of different car types that includes

  • SUV
  • Sedan
  • Pickup
  • EV
  • PHEV

Mitsubishi Models
Min $
Max $
Mitsubishi 3000 GT
350
400
Mitsubushi Carisma
240
390
Mitsubishi Challenger
265
305
Mitsubishi Colt
195
755
Mitsubishi Colt Cabriolet
300
725
Mitsubishi Eclipse
250
385
Mitsubishi Galant
180
400
Mitsubishi Grandis
180
465
Mitsubishi L200
240
490
Mitsubishi L300
230
265
Mitsubishi L400
255
295
Mitsubishi Lancer
165
576
Mitsubishi Outlander
185
933
Mitsubishi Shogun pinin
205
1943
Mitsubishi space Star
235
380
Mitsubishi Space Wagon
180
389
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