Timing Belt

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Alex Kurdian
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Timing Belt

Post by Alex Kurdian » Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:19 pm

Hey Guys
Can someone tell me exactly what I need to get when replacing the timing belt

I'm going to be ordering the parts directly from the states so I need to be 100% accurate on this one as last thing I need is for my mechanic to start the job and something goes wrong...

are all neon's past 00 the same for this job or would my 01 be different...

thanx all!
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Post by jT » Mon Jan 24, 2011 12:48 am

timing belt and water pump are what you should do at the same time, at a minimum, since everything is apart. as far as any additional stuff you need for those items, i dont think there are any.

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Post by darthroush » Mon Jan 24, 2011 1:31 am

100,000 miles. Timing belt, water pump, timing belt tensioner, accessory belt tensioner pulley and motor mount.

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Post by jonnymopar » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:26 pm

darthroush wrote:100,000 miles. Timing belt, water pump, timing belt tensioner, accessory belt tensioner pulley and motor mount.
^^ This.

Engine mount is optional, but very simple to do while everything is apart. It seems like the accessory tensioner pulley is the part that often gets overlooked. It's plastic and it gets worn down in the middle over the course of 100,000 miles. Definitely replace it.
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Post by OB » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:43 pm

^Agreed. Replace every wear part possible while in there.

This info has been covered numerous times on here, search around a bit and see.
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