have been told that since car is over 7 yrs old, belt shoud be replaced
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2005 Acura TL Question: does timing belt on 2005 acura tl with 42000 miles have to be replaced?
Answer #1goodguy February 08, 2013, 10:13Master
I would replace it now rather than waiting until it breaks on the road
Greg's Orange Auto (13616 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper February 08, 2013, 13:00Master
i believe it should be done at approx 70k miles or 8 yrs but sooner is good. repl water pump and all componenets under timing cover at that time.the belt can be insp for cracks prior to repl if need be,just pull 2 timng covers