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When does the timing belt need to be replaced?, I have 99,343 miles

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This model does not have a valve / cam / timing belt, it uses a timing chain, and they should last the life of the engine. No maintenance required, other than regular oil changes.

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Usually these need to be changed around 75,000 miles so you should look at doing it very soon.

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Timing belt should be changed every 75k,regardless of makers recommendations(they dont pay the bill when it snaps...)

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