pt limited 03 78000 miles..change timing belt?

Asked by Feb 05, 2015 at 11:14 PM about the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My PT Cruiser Limited just turned 78000 mile Feb 2015. Runs excellent. Should I change timing belt soon...book says 90000 miles, burt nothing about age?

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Age in this case is irrelevant, it's running fine and well under the recommended mileage for replacement, so I'd leave it alone.

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As long as the timing belt is not contaminated with something like oil or antifreeze it should last the full mileage, but I am like you especially with what happens if the timing belt breaks on one of these, if it was mine I would just replace it and everything that goes along with it not give it a second thought. HTH

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My mechanic told me change it at 100,000. If it breaks the engine can seize up.

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I just had mine changed at 80,000 + the serpentine belts anf the motor mounts.....little over $1,000.00

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