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Old 04-02-2010, 09:01 AM
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The only other major thing I keep thinking about with the car is the timing belt. The car has approximately 80k miles on it and I know the timing belt has never been replaced.
About how much is it going to cost me to get it changed? Also I've heard rumblings about a special timing belt tensioning tool? Do I need to worry about that with my model, or can any mechanic get the job done?
Old 04-02-2010, 09:16 AM
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Do not even start the car until it has been replaced! Belts, rollers, and waterpump is about 10 hours book time, and about $600 in parts. You do need to have it tensioned properly, but there are a couple of different methods. If it breaks on you, you are looking at about $3000 in repairs.
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