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Appropixate repair cost for 2002 Montero Limited for timing belt and possible valve job if vslves were damaged

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Local Nissan dealer just quoted me $950 to replace timing belt and water pump.

Checked with a local garage and got a quote of $390.

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SOURCE: asistance to change the thermostat in a 2002 mitsubishi montero limited

Follow the top radiator hose down to the water outlet. The thermostat is inside the water outlet,Just remove the bolts,replace thermostat,replace gasket,bolt back in place.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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Item 21 (the upper interior trim piece) needs to be removed, prior to removing the bottom piece #22. The only screws that hold #21 in are at the handle at the top, then you just pop it out. There are about 6 screws on the bottom part.
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SOURCE: routing diagram for 2002 mitsubishi montero

Fig. Accessory serpentine belt routing-3.0L engine
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Fig. Accessory serpentine belt routing-3.5L engine
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