2002 Acura MDX timming belt replacement

Tiny
CWILLICK
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  • 2002 ACURA MDX
  • 6 CYL
  • AWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 196,000 MILES
I have 196000 km on my mdx should I replace the timming belt or can I inspect it to see if it can go longer. How do I inspect it. I am mechanically inclined should I tryreplacing the belt and water pump myself, how hard is it. Thanks chris
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Sunday, July 12th, 2009 AT 9:11 PM

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Tiny
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Hi cwillick,

The recommended replacement is 105k miles or 84 months whitchever comes first. At 196 k, it could be due if the previous replaement was at below 100 k. Checking it is recommended.

Here are the replacement procedures.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_TimingBelt01MDX01a_1.jpg



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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_TimingBelt01MDXFig01_1.jpg



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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_TimingBelt01MDXFig07_1.jpg

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