2002 Kia Sportage Q&A
2002 Kia Sportage Question: timing belt change
Is it necessary to change timing belt every 60,000miles? - Visitor
If your owners manual calls for the timing belt to be changed at 60,000, you should have it done as this engine is an interference engine and if that belt breaks it will cause major internal engine damage. You can view timing belt replacement costs here www.repairpal.com/estimator and find a shop here www.repairpal.com/directory - GetrDone
YES!!! unless you want to replace the engine - maddad
I have read different things (my last car's manual stated 60,000 but I changed it at 90,000). When do I REALLY have to change the timing belt?
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Replace the water pump and thermostat. That's a giving.
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