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TIMING CHAIN - 1997 HONDA CIVIC

I'VE BEEN TOLD MY TIMING CHAIN HAS TO BE REPLACE AT 80K MILES BY ONE TECH AND 90K BY ANOTHER TECH. WHICH IS CORRECT? I'M COMING UP ON 80K SOON.

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This is right off of Hondas website. As it states look in your owners manual for specific mileage related to your vehicles maintenance schedule. Hope it helps!

http://automobiles.honda.com/information/frequently-asked-questions.aspx?Question=3

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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