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Timing Cover

A timing cover is a metal or plastic enclosure that covers and protects the timing components from dirt, dust, and debris.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Timing Cover

  • Engine oil and/or coolant leak
  • Scraping or rattle noise from front of engine
  • Missing timing mark

Timing Cover Related Repair Advice

  • When replacing the timing belt or chain, the timing cover should be inspected for damage and replaced, if necessary
  • If the timing cover is removed to correct a leak, the timing components should be thoroughly inspected and replaced, if necessary

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