2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Q&A
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: timing belt
It should be replaced every 60,000 miles. Do it immediately because this is an INTERFERENCE engine, which means valve-to-piston damage will occurs in the case of timing belt failure. Try to avoid hard acceleration while drive it there - maybe better to tow it. Zee - ZeeTech
The Timing belt is recommended every 60,000 miles. At 80,000 miles I would recommend having someone check the front oil seals and water pump while they are in that area. - sharri19
We just bought a 2001 Spyder Eclipse. We do not know when or if the timing belts has ever been replaced. How can we check its condition. What is the ballpark figure if it needs replacing? Thanks!
...3 days later the belt for the alternator ended up shredding and being sucked u into where the timing belt is and now after resetting the timing belt the engine turns over but wont actually start. Is t...