Mechanics

TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT

2003 Acura MDX

Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Acura MDX 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 83000 miles

What is recommended replacement schedule? Should the idler and water pump be repalced at the same time? How many shop hours does this job require?
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Jim r woods
January 4, 2009.




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You should replace the idler. Water pump does not run off the timing belt, so no.

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Zackman
Feb 22, 2009.