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what's your experience in getting the timing belt changed? before it breaks down, when it's recommended?, or after it breaks down? and when is it recommended?[wave]
did that include the water pump too?i had mine done at pep boys and it cost me around 250
I would do it every 90k if I were you. Slightly off topic but are the Duratec engines interference engines?
Forgot to mention, mine did not include the water pump.$280 is cheap. I call the local ford dealer to get a estimate.....$560 belt,pump 1 gal. of antifreeze.
Then I called my usual mechanic and quoted me $560 also but he is putting in all new tensioner, pulleys, pump and belt, all ford parts.
Oh I'm at 114k now and its still going!
I did not need to on my car, but like the mechanic told me, it is a good time to check it for leaks etc. If you have the extra $ and time, it would be a good time to change it if need be.why do you need to change the water pump for??