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Understanding Interference Engines

Posted on May 6, 2020 in Engine Repair   What You Need to Know All vehicles use a timing belt to synchronize the camshafts and crankshaft, but there’s a major difference between interference and non-interference engines when it comes to timing belt replacement. Compare these two engine types and learn where to turn for quality repair services in Texas. What Is Interference? Interference describes the position of the timing belt and its relation to other vital components, like your valves and pistons. Traditional engine designs are non-interference. In the event of a broken timing belt, these engines won’t operate anymore, but the broken belt is unlikely to cause additional damage. An interference engine is far more compact and efficient. This allows it to reach higher compression ratios and performance features but adds additional risk. When a timing belt snaps, interference engines typic ... read more

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