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Do I really need to change my timing belt.I read that heavy (like taxi drivers or commuters)used cars need it but I am retired and don't drive that much in freeway traffic

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Miles of use determine the longevity of your timing belt. But, in light use, time is also a factor as the belt is rubber and it will eventually dry out and crack. Chances are you may not need one as soon as recommended but the cost of repair if one fails and causes further engine damage is far smaller than if you had just done it as planned at it's proper service interval.

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  • Richard Scordino Sep 27, 2009

    hope you understood the typo...meant greater if other parts are damaged.

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