when do you change the timing belt? my 2007 impreza has 94500 miles?

Asked by Feb 01, 2013 at 04:12 PM about the Subaru Impreza

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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the norm is 80,000 but I've seen people push it to 150,000

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Some Subi's are inspect at 30,000 miles/ replace every 60,000 miles

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tenspeed has done his homework. Subaru's are fussy, though with twice the belting and twice the excitement~

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Change them at 105k (or sooner) on your model. Subaru 2.5 liters are INTERFERANCE engines, so if a timing belt breaks it often leads to severe valve train damage. Also when you change the belts, replace tensioners and water pump.

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Timing belts are SMOOOTH- Timing Chains are like a coffee can full of marbles- What's the price you're willing to pay for this "reliability"~??

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Bob, Subarus do not have two timing belts. Tenspeed and Dogbone are right about some maintenance intervals though. I would recommend doing it or having it done soon.

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the H design is accomplished with a single belt....well lordy high-

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The interval for subaru t belts is 105k, and you should replace the water pump as well. You can purchase the range of parts as a kit and DIY, or pay a shop to handle it.

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that's right long enough, one could not expect that performance out of a chain~


I had a 2004 WRX. I had the local dealer replace the belt at 100K miles. To be able to quote a lower price, they did not replace the water pump or pulleys. 12K miles later the belt was destroyed by a pulley going bad. I had the car fixed by a local mechanic. The dealer would not stand behind it. I called Subaru and they sent me a check for $500. Subaru is a great company but you must know as much or more than the dealership.

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My 2004 WRX wagon has 75K and the dealer is telling me I need to replace the belt now (along with a bunch of other work that needs to be done) but I'd like to wait a bit on the belt for $$ reasons. So...is it ok to wait till 100K - or too risky?

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my 2004 subaru sport has 31000miles on it and they are telling me that I should replace the timimg belt and water pump ????????

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Hi I have a Subaru Impreza 2010 klm 117000 dealer says change timing belt 122000

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