2003 Honda Pilot Q&A
2003 Honda Pilot Question: Timing Belt Change
About $1000 is what it really costs. It is a 6-7 hour + job depending on the options you have and factory quality parts are not cheap, the belt is $35, the pump is $130, then coolant is about $25. - dandd
$1100.00 for genuine replacement parts.(highly rec.) - Visitor
I paid $667.00 at the Honda Dealership with Honda Parts. - Visitor
depending if it is factory or after market parts, should run 600-800(but you should do your cam seals and crank seal too, your already there) - Visitor
I'm at 150K miles on my 2003 Pilot (I'm original owner). Figure it's time to get the timing belt and water pump, etc taken care of. I just called my local Honda dealer and they told me $895 + tax. So I called my mom & pops place and they told me $575 + tax... and they normally cut me a break if I pay cash. - geoffsweb
The vehicle was operating excellent. no engine noises. Changed timing belt (kit). Now subtle tapping in engine.
Is the timing belt the same as the timing chain? When do you have to replace the timing belt in this vehicle?
Do you still have to change the timing belt in these cars at about 100k?
My 2004 Honda Pilot EX has 74,000 miles. I was told that my drive belt tensioner needed replacement b/c it vibrates when spinning therefore creating a high pitch sound. Should I have mechanic repla...