timming belt

tjone9
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Asked by tjone9 Nov 02, 2011 at 11:31 AM about the 2006 Hyundai Tucson

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it really necessary to change the timming belt at 60,000 miles on a 2006 Hyundai Tucson?
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Terry Putt
165

they recommend at 60'000 but you will be good to 90'000

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Jacob Fraser
865

probally not but your the one risking an blown up engine, its best to change it, but its your gamble

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Paul Norenberg
165

I wouldn't go more than 70,000 miles without changing it. Timing belts stretch over time and if they jump a tooth your lookin at a blown motor. It's may seem like a major job to change it, but its a lot cheaper to be safe and do it than to wait and risk major engine damage

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yosef22
145

you should make and exact date or year on when to change the timing belt and have other aspects of the car checked.if warranty is still available, use it and it's free.. thats called preventive maintenance...

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rainier2020
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We just replaced the timing belt on my wife's Tucson and it had almost exactly 90,000 miles. It cost $620 with the water pump, pulleys and seals.

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