Question about 1998 Volvo V70
For proper functioning of the engine and its emission control systems, the timing belt and belt tensioner must be replaced every 105,000 miles (168,000 km) or at 120,000 miles (193,000 km) for the 2.5T engine on AWD models. Engine damage will occur if the belt fails.
The car hasnt died yet? thats lucky
"engine damage" is a euphemism for, the camshaft will stop as soon as the belt breaks, jamming at least one valve open, the valve head will smash through the piston crown on the next piston upstroke, and large fragments of hardened steel will rattle around in the engine chewing up everything they meet untill the engine seizes
time taken ~3 seconds.
probably a good time replace it, its due to fail now even if the 105K is a conservative fail safe number
Posted on Aug 01, 2008
JUST TO BE SAFE IT IS BEST TO CHJANGE IT BETWEEN 60,000 AND 70,000 JUST TO BE SAFE
Posted on May 19, 2009
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