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Originally Posted by jimhorton1963
well alot, or most of what you have said was omited in the book. i dont really want to replace the timing belt unless i get in there and it looks bad. yes i know its hard to tell if they are bad and one should replace such things when you are there allready. thanks for the advice and wish me luck, im going in.
probablly should find a bently manual, mine keeps saying "theese procedures are beyond the scope of this manual and should be refered to a qualified service indivual" to that i keep saying "what the hell am i?"
um...............special tool? can i make one?
Originally Posted by Starmavin
If you don't drain the motor you'll gush coolant all over the timing belt because the engine coolant's lowest drain point is the thermostat so about a 3/4 gallon will pour out of the block once the water pump is pulled.
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