only thing is i called dealer for price quote, they said 547.00, can not afford even 200.00 at this time, may i ask, how important is this? i know if belt breaks, it is a new engine repair, i am scared now.
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2007 Kia Rio
Question: My warrenty calls to replace timing belt at 60,000 miles, which is where i am at
Answer #1Swift Auto Repair Incorporated (8 Answers) , Sarasota, FL - (941) 922-3011wefixcars December 13, 2011, 06:38Enthusiast
Maybe a little high on the price but close. The thing is, if you don't get it done, it will turn into a lot bigger job if the belt lets go. It bends the valves and the cylinder head has to come off to repair. Not something you can afford to risk. HTH Wayne
Answer #2mastertech6371 December 13, 2011, 09:44Master
shop around for a better price. we do the basic timing belt job for around 375-400. doing it the other way is around 650-800.
Answer #3patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, December 13, 2011, 21:53Master
Timing belt replacement is required if it brakes it causes a lot of damage to keep your car under warentee requirements the belt should be replaced, shop around and get the repairs documented.