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Engine Repair and Service

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Engine Repair and Service

The engine is the heart and soul of your car, without it your car’s going nowhere. That’s why proper engine repair and servicing are so important. Even a fully functional engine requires maintenance to keep it running reliably and efficiently.

With each passing year engines become more complex, efficient and reliable. However, engine troubles do occur and when they do the symptoms are not always as obvious as a persistently lit “check engine” light. Sometimes engine problems show in reduced power, strange smells, noises or even smoke. Regular engine servicing can help reduce the likelihood of major engine work. However if the need arises engine repair and tune-ups are one of our areas of expertise at Cowichan Auto Repair.

For the big jobs, bring your car to Cowichan Auto Repair! Our services are ideal whether you have a late model import or newer domestic vehicle. And because we guarantee the work we perform, you can rest assured you are receiving the highest quality engine overhaul and replacement services in Duncan and the Cowichan valley.

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Our engine services include:

Engine Maintenance

Any car part manufacturer will tell you that preventive maintenance is critical to the part’s lifespan. Like other auto parts, car engines aren’t built to last forever. However, you can increase the engine’s lifespan by performing regular preventive maintenance. The easiest way to maintain peak performance and fuel economy is to provide regular engine maintenance for your vehicle. To have your engine maintained by professionals, visit us at Cowichan Auto Repair.

Engine Replacement

The engine converts energy into useful mechanical motion. This amazing machine is what keeps your vehicle moving. Although generally reliable, a car engine is susceptible to damage and breakdown. When this happens, do not sit and stress over it. Take action. Take the vehicle to a mechanic for an engine replacement. Bring it to us at Cowichan Auto Repair.

Engine Repair

When your vehicle shows any sign of trouble, bring it to us at Cowichan Auto Repair for full-service engine repair in Duncan and the Cowichan Valley. From diagnostic check engine light repair to precision engine part repair, our expert auto mechanics are ready to help you.

Cylinder Head

A cylinder head is the closed end of a cylinder (located in a car’s engine block). It sits above the cylinder block, closing the top of the cylinder and forming the combustion chamber. The cylinder head coordinates airflow in and out of the engine. Since the cylinder head’s chief function is to seal the cylinders properly, insufficient compression results in the car being difficult to drive. To have your cylinder head checked and repaired, talk to Cowichan Auto Repair‘s cylinder head repair and reconditioning specialists today.

Timing Belt

A timing belt is a part of your car’s internal combustion engine. The belt synchronizes the camshaft and the crankshaft rotation so that the engine valves open and close at the correct timings. Also, the belt prevents the piston from striking the valves in an interference engine. A timing Belt is a rubber belt that usually features teeth on the inside surface, while a timing chain is a metal roller chain. Most cars we drive now have timing belts instead of timing chains and gears. Although different manufacturers have their recommended mileage, you need to have your car’s timing belt checked regularly. To have it checked by experts, contact us at Cowichan Auto Repair.

Cylinder Block

A cylinder block is the powerhouse for the motor vehicle. The solid cast car part houses the cylinders and their components (gaskets, valves, and seals) inside a lubricated and cooled crankcase. Since it is one of the most important parts of your car, the block is designed to be extremely strong and sturdy. Although strong and sturdy, the block is susceptible to failure resulting in a vehicle that won’t start. Cracked blocks, porous blocks, core plug, or freeze plug failure are some of the problems facing cylinder blocks.

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