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When should you change your timing belt?

Customer Question

When should you change your timing belt?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 7 years ago.

Hello,

 

Is this the Sonata?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Virtual Wrench replied 7 years ago.

Thanks!

 

The manufacturer reccomends replacing it every 60,000 miles.

 

It has what is refered to as an "Interferance" engine, meaning that if the belt breaks from being worn out, for example, it can cause very serious damage.

 

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Thanks for asking!

 

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