» » »

Honda Q&A

Ask Your Question

2002 Honda Accord Question: car has 65k orignal mi but is 12 yrs old. when is timing belt need 2 be changed?

 

Question

Ron47, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Yazoo City, MS, October 11, 2012, 12:48
 Rookie

car is rarely used. 83 year old mothers car.

2 Answers
Flag This
  • Medium-star Best Answer
    Greg's Orange Auto (13428 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper October 11, 2012, 12:53
     Master

    they normally rec 80k miles or 10 yrs so i would repl as preventive maint along with the water pump and necessary timing components

    Reply
    Flag This
  • Answer #2

    ziptie12 October 13, 2012, 16:19
     Master

    ASAP , with seals and water pump, as globalhelper rec. If belt fails , valve damage is very likely , and expensive.

    Reply
    Flag This