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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Question: timing belt change

 

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avery, 3.5L V6, Havelock, NC, June 23, 2009, 14:35
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does any other items have to be changed when the timing belt is changed like the water pump,ect.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, June 23, 2009, 15:07
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    It is a good idea to replace the timing belt tensioner, idler pulleys and the water pump when replacing the timing belt. If any of the front engine seals are leaking those should be replaced as well.
    (Just a reminder that the timing belt should be replaced at every 60,000 mile service)

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