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Old 12-17-2018, 05:30 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Rusty View Post
It isn't just miles that cause timing belts to break, age also comes into play. Believe it or not a car that is driven regularly and has high mileage is better for the belt because it doesn't heat up and cool off as much. So IMO your timing belt should be changed now because it has below average milage.

You can pay between $500 to $800 to have it done.
I would have a dealer do it because they have the knowledge and equipment needed to do it right.

Good luck.
It's not rocket science. Most reputable shops can do a timing belt. We do at least one a month. Replacements are starting to slow down because many car manufacturers are going back to timing chains which should never have to be changed.

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