A mechanic working on a car engine, replacing the timing belt.
A mechanic working on a car engine, replacing the timing belt.

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When you need to replace your car's timing belt

  • Timing belt replacement
  • Timing belt repair
  • Alternator replacement
  • Water pump replacement
  • … or anything else
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What do Timing Belt Replacement services include?

Replacing a timing belt is commonly not recommended for a DIY job. It requires extensive technical skills, the right tools, and parts, and could also take several hours to complete. Fortunately, you can always hire a mechanic from Airtasker, so you won't have to drive to the repair shop and wait for ages to get the job done! Here's what to expect:

Purchase of New Timing Belt

The new timing belt must be compatible with your car's model and engine. When purchasing, refer to your manufacturer's manual or compare it to your old one. If you're unsure, you can have your Tasker bring a suitable timing belt for your vehicle. They know the best brands that guarantee long-lasting durability and resiliency at the best price.

Disconnect and remove necessary parts

Before starting, the negative battery terminal must be disconnected and secured away from its battery post. Some necessary parts will also be removed such as the serpentine belt, hoses, cooling fan, alternator, and valve cover assembly to gain direct access to the old timing belt. Once done, it will expose the old timing belt, as well as the camshaft and crankshaft.

Timing masks

Your Tasker must then locate the timing marks on the camshaft and crankshaft to ensure proper alignment. This step will come in handy later on during the reinstallation process. Any misalignments should be addressed immediately before placing a new belt to avoid causing further issues in the long run.

Removing the timing belt

The bolts and screws that are holding the timing belt cover will be undone to release the tension and let the belt slip off the crankshaft sprocket. The crankshaft pulley will be then detached while keeping the crankshaft sprocket intact. Once settled, your Tasker will finally remove the timing belt from the vehicle.

Installing the timing belt

The camshaft sprocket must be aligned with the marks on the cylinder head. After then, the new timing belt will be reassembled and positioned around the crankshaft sprocket. A tensioner tool will help apply pressure on the belt to prevent a replacement that is too tight or too loose.


After installing, your Tasker will reinstall all previously removed parts. Feel free to go on a test drive to make sure that everything is working as it should be. If there are no problems, it means the replacement was a success!

Recent Timing Belt Replacement tasks in Central Coast

90,000 km service and timing belt replaced 2015 Mitsubishi Triton MN.


Hamlyn Terrace NSW, Australia

11th Jul 2023

90,000 service as per service manual also timing belt needs replacing. Can supply parts quote on labour or quote on parts and labour. Qualified mechanic preferred. Budget amount entered for lodging this request only. - Due date: Flexible

I would like my timing belt and kit changed with water pump.


Kincumber NSW, Australia

23rd Jan 2023

Mitsubishi magna 2003 model, my timing belt and kit replaced, and water pump. I also need to know if Airtasker accepts Openpay thank you. - Due date: Flexible

Timing Belt - Change - 2002 Barina


Gosford NSW, Australia

25th Aug 2022

Please quote change 'Timing Belt' for 2003 Holden Barina and Subaru Liberty ( 1997 )

I need timing belt replacement


Central Coast NSW, Australia

23rd May 2021

Vz ve commodore alloytec timing chain replacement

I need timing belt replacement


Central Coast NSW, Australia

13th Mar 2021

VW Passat 2014 2 litre diesel sedan Just noticed the timing belt was not replaced at the scheduled service (90k) by the VW service centre and would like a quote for replacing the belt asap. Can do at home if necessary.



Long Jetty NSW, Australia

7th Feb 2021

Please communicate only if you are able to do it today on 08/02/2021. The quoted price will include: 1. Labour 2. Strip Engine 3. Check Condition of Timing Belt Tensioner 4. Check Seals and pulleys 5. Change Timing Belt Kit 6. Set Camshaft / Valve Timing 7. Road Test Below is the car details: Year: 2004 Make: TOYOTA (Sedan) Model: CAMRY Fuel Type: PETROL Driving Wheels: FWD Cylinders: 6CYL Turbo / Non Turbo: NON TURBO Engine: 3.0L 6CYL FWD PETROL MCV36R 1MZ-FE DOHC-PB 24V V6 (02-06) Transmission: Automatic Speedometer: 164214 kilometres

I need timing belt replacement


Long Jetty NSW, Australia

7th Feb 2021

2004 Toyota Camry V6 Sedan

I need timing belt replacement


Woongarrah NSW 2259, Australia

20th Jan 2021

My car has done 170000 and its a golf 2006 tdi 2.0 diesel.. Before 200000kms I would like to get my timing belt and water pump change. How much and most reliable mechanic in Central Coast nsw

Fit Car Timing Belt


Wyoming NSW, Australia

28th Jul 2020

Need to fit timing belt on 2006 Kia Rio, just labour I have the parts.