Car repair bills are never easy to accept but as your car gets older it’s inevitable over time, hence why many of us save for those rainy days. Many repairs however can be avoided through good maintenance and frequent checks. One of the most costly repairs which can usually be avoided by checking for warning signs is the damage done when your timing belt (also known as tooth belt) snaps. If you’re unlucky you could be looking at anywhere from £1,000 upwards in costs for repairs as it may damage other integral parts of your car. This brief guide will help you to try and avoid it happening by telling you what to check.