The engine is probably one of the most complicated elements of your car. Its workings are more complicated than you may think. It features many parts, components and accessories, one of which is the timing belt or the timing chain.
The timing belt and the timing chain aren’t the same thing, but they perform the same function -- mechanical engine timing.
They don’t coexist simply because they do the same work, which means the engine has either a timing belt or a timing chain. But before this article discusses the difference between a timing belt and a timing chain, it will talk about their importance.