HYUNDAI TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT

  • Tiny
  • lkampe226
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In November of 2005 I had a timing chain replacement both sides. This was due to a tapping noise in the engine. At the time I had 50,000 miles.
I now have 61,000 miles and the dealer is telling me that I need a timing belt replacement as part of my 60,000 service. Is the timing chain and belt the same thing? I have a 2001 Hyundai Sante Fe.
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Monday, January 15th, 2007 AT 7:13 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Bruce Hunt
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What is the engine you have in the car?

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Monday, January 15th, 2007 AT 10:30 AM
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Hyundai Sante Fe, V6, 2001, 60,000 miles and a 2.4 liter engine

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 AT 6:35 AM
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There is no timing chain on the vehicle. There is only the timing belt and if you had that replaced you are good to go.

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Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 AT 10:57 AM

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