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Old 09-21-2010, 07:35 PM
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Default Timing belt or timing chain?

On a 2010 2.3L, 4 cyl.
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Old 09-21-2010, 07:38 PM
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Old 09-21-2010, 09:39 PM
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couldn't resist....

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Old 09-22-2010, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: Timing belt or timing chain?

why are you worried about that on a 2010 model?
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Old 09-22-2010, 05:40 PM
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why are you worried about that on a 2010 model?
I'm not worried, just wanted to know.
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Old 09-23-2010, 07:49 AM
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Default Re: Timing belt or timing chain?

How about earlier models? I'm looking at purchasing a four cylinder, but don't want to hassle with a timing belt.
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Old 09-23-2010, 12:54 PM
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How about earlier models? I'm looking at purchasing a four cylinder, but don't want to hassle with a timing belt.
the 2001 2.5/ and down are timing belt. the 2001 and up 2.3 duratek is a chain..
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Old 09-24-2010, 07:05 AM
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Thanks!
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Old 09-27-2010, 06:20 AM
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How about earlier models? I'm looking at purchasing a four cylinder, but don't want to hassle with a timing belt.

Timing belts are good for 100,000 miles, I can't see how that is a hassle. Those Lima 2.3/2.5 4 bangers are bulletproof.
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