timing belt age as a sole replacement indicator
audi at humanspeakers.com
Mon Apr 21 20:24:23 PDT 2014
I agree, apart from the "easy" part. Although if doing it due to time,
no need to worry about water pump.
You only drove it a couple hundred miles in ten years???
On 4/21/2014 10:52 PM, Kneale Brownson wrote:
> Tires and timing belts deteriorate with age. The I-5 engines have some of the easiest belts to replace. I also replace flexible brake lines when I replace timing belts.
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Apr 21, 2014, at 8:14 PM, DeWitt Harrison <dewitt635 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Some time ago, in fact quite a long time ago, a veteran, very active
>> q-lister by the name of Phil Payne expressed the idea that timing belts can
>> become dangerously damaged by the simple passage of time, mileage
>> notwithstanding. The belt on my venerable 5ktq is in that situation now
>> with maybe one or two hundred miles of use but several years -- I hate to
>> think how many: ten? -- on the clock.
>> I would be very interested to learn what this group thinks about (the
>> late?) Mr. Payne's opinion on this matter.
>> DeWitt Harrison
>> 1988 5000CS
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