When should timing belt be replaced
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2005 Honda Pilot
Question: when timing belt replaced does water pump always need replaced?
Answer #1milesauto from Miles Auto Service Inc., August 03, 2012, 05:49Master
Factory recommendation for timing belt replacement is at 105000 miles. We recommend replaceing water pump at that time due to its age and additional labor is at a minimun to do it while the timing belt is being done. Buts its the customers choice if they choose not to replace water pump. I advise that if the water pump should start leaking at a later date it will most likely cause timing belt to be replace again at that time.
Replywetry, August 03, 2012, 18:07Master
Same at my shop, or any shop for that matter.Plus if the pump goes out a week later
it could result in the timing belt breaking and lead to engine damage if driven by the