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When should the timing belt be repalced I have 248000 and never had it replaced . I am having a water pump put in is it much more work to put the timing belt in at the same time?

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Wow. They should be replaced every 80,000 mi. or so on a Honda, for instance.

I'm surprised it didn't break or skip a tooth.

Good luck on this one.

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so after you finish up if you didnt try to hard to run engine you may or may not damage any piece from your valve train!!even with all proper parts you have on your hand you still need high cost speciality tools to complete timing belt replacement on that engine recommendetion is tow your vehicle to mechanic shop and let them do it for you it will save you time and money!
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i have never worked on a paseo, I presume that it is 4cylinder front wheel drive
A lot of the water pumps on the japanese cars are driven by the timing belt which is behind the plastic covers on the front of the motor
if it is similar to a holden astra you have to place a jack under the front of the engine to hold it up as you have to remove the front engine mount
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