: Camshaft

Take the Time to Check Your Timing Chain

You Won't Be Going Anywhere with a Broken Timing Chain A timing chain is the device that makes sure the camshaft and crankshaft work together so that an engine’s valves open and close at the correct rate. Sometimes you hear it referred to as a timing belt. The difference, according to ask.com, is that the…
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Don’t Let Your Camshaft Shaft You

Terry's Car Care Can Repair Serious Engine Problems A camshaft – described as “basically a lumpy stick” by everything2.com – is an important component of your car or truck engine. Running the length of your car or truck cylinder, it rotates using its “lumps” to open and close valves that regulate the air-fuel mixture that…
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