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  1. Maintenance & Care
    Timing belt replacement job itself is straight forward and very simple. But you may waste a lot of time from other things associated with the procedure. Here are some tips from my experience of two timing belt changes. I learned lessons from lots of trial and error. There are unnecessary...
  2. Maintenance & Care
    I will be changing my timing belt soon and have been looking at every thread about it that I can find. My only concern is removing the crankshaft pulley bolt. I have an automatic transmission. I know some people said they wedge a breaker bar on the floor and bump the key and let the engine do...
  3. Help!
    I’m feel bad enough as it is about this f*** up I caused. :mad: I changed the timing belt on my 03 Elantra GT. Checked and double check to make sure cylinder 1 was still TDC, as well as the cam lined up with there marks. I went to check the sound of the timing belt to insure that I had it taut...
  4. Maintenance & Care
    About 2 years ago when I had my 30,000 mile service, the shop I took it to told me I needed (as in the belts were cracking) to change out the 3 accessory belts. Well I'm at 54,000 miles now and having no issues so I know that was a crock of ****. But anyway - seeing that I'm approaching 60k is...
  5. Maintenance & Care
    Hi All, This is my first post. Time to send my 2005 Elantra GLS for its 60k service. Here is the breakdown of my local dealer's quote: timing belt & drive belts $399.99 fuel injector svc $106.99 [why do I need this? Not mentioned in my Hyundai maintenance log book] trans svc $84.99 coolant svc...
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