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View Poll Results: When did you change your timing belt?
below 80,000 38 25.68%
80,000-85,000 12 8.11%
85,000-90,000 12 8.11%
90,000-95,000 11 7.43%
95,000-100,000 22 14.86%
100,000-120,000 36 24.32%
more than 120,000 17 11.49%
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Old 03-01-2011, 05:25 PM   #51
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I did mine at 90K.
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Old 03-05-2011, 03:12 PM   #52
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I got mine done the moment i got it home around 70K
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Old 03-10-2011, 08:37 PM   #53
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Did it last month at 130k. Then the car got hit and totalled by insurance. :(
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Old 03-21-2011, 08:04 AM   #54
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im over 120k. it shall be replaced sooner than later
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Old 03-21-2011, 01:10 PM   #55
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Changed mine at 64xxx, and again on a motor that only had 44xxx on it. Rather be safe than sorry!
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Old 03-22-2011, 04:16 PM   #56
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At 90,055.
Old Belt and tensioner look ok.
Still need to adjust timing: got P1383 code
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Old 03-22-2011, 06:17 PM   #57
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Mine's currently being replaced at the dealership - 68k miles.
They are due to be changed based on the OEM Maintenance Schedule at 60k miles.

as previously mentioned, these are interference engines (meaning that if the timing belt breaks, so will your valves when the piston head hits them.
It is highly recommended that you change the timing belt on schedule unless you actually enjoy doing valve work (or paying to have it done for you). ^^

A few good indications that its ready to be replaced are sputtering, noticable loss of power across the full rpm range (a symptom that the belt may have jumped a cog) or possibly a loud clattering from under the hood followed very shortly by stalling and inability to restart the engine. =p

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Old 03-29-2011, 01:06 PM   #58
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just got my SVT a fews ago with 102k and plan on changing it when it warms up and the water pump and serpentine belt to be safe dont know when it was all changed last
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At 90,055.
Old Belt and tensioner look ok.
Still need to adjust timing: got P1383 code
i did mine maybe 8 months ago and i did the same thing....all i had to do was re allign the cams for a second time....next time i do it im gonna allign the cams like 10 times just to make sure everything is perfect....cause the vct is a picky lil bitch
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Old 04-03-2011, 12:20 PM   #60
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i am almost at 101,000 and plan on doing it VERY soon...i pulled the top cover back a little to see if there were any cracks in the belt and it looked good but i still want to get it done asap
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