Premature timing belt failure on Subaru Loyale

Premature timing belt failure is not uncommon. The recommended service interval is 60K, but belt failures before that mileage have been noted. This 1.8L engine is considered "free-wheeling", therefore the chances of valve damage if the timing belt fails is minimal.

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Average mileage: 113,332 (60,000–166,664)
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
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1990 Subaru Loyale166,664
the belt on the driver side stripped clean. just got it apart. can I replace just the bad belt? n put it back together. paid $200 for the car not trying to spend more or do more then I have too.
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