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When does the timing belt need to be replaced on the V6 89 Legend?...Is there anyway to tell if it has been done if the maintenance records are not available? We are thinking of buying this car for our there anything we should know that would help in our decision?

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HI, Acrua doesn't have recommended service mileage for your timing belt. You can check the condition of your belt by removing one of the upper belt covers and checking the wear of the belts cogs (teeth) you are looking for excessive space at the cam gear. If the belt is oil soaked it needs to be replaced and the leak fixed. I would recommend changing the water pump when you do have your timing belt done. Hope this helps.

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