How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Rob Your Own Question
Rob
Rob, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 905
Experience:  30 years trade experience
16305601
Type Your Car Question Here...
Rob is online now

what are the difference between a cam shaft

Customer Question

what are the difference between a cam shaft
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Rob replied 4 years ago.

Hi and welcome to just answer.

A cam shaft sits inside the cylinder head of the engine it is driven by the crankshaft via a chain or belt.

The camshaft opens and closes the inlet and exhaust valves .

This is not related to the propshaft which provides the drive to the differential and is underneath the vehicle.

If you need more help with this then please reply.

regards rob