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Old 07-11-2007, 03:31 AM
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when is the official 'preemptive timing belt change' time?

i'm rolling up on 86k, should i get it changed now?
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Old 07-11-2007, 10:29 AM
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i'd say that you're safe for another 10K miles before you change it
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Being a fellow 5th gen owner and parts guy for Honda, DO IT NOW. I did mine at 80,000 and I wish I had done it sooner. The auto tensioners that came in the car from the factory are junk and know to leak. What happens is the belt will get loose, (lose tension) and jump cam gears. Which will result in bent valves.

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just do it now


do you REALLY wanna risk the life of your engine???
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I changed mine at 100,000km, and had to do the tensioner as well.
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Old 07-12-2007, 03:46 AM
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thanks, i think i'll do it now :)
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