how often does the timing chain have to be changed on a 2004 subaru forester

Asked by Nov 21, 2016 at 09:06 PM about the 2004 Subaru Forester X

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Timing belt and it needs to be changed at least every 105,000 miles.

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Change the water pump and idler wheels at the same time you replace the belt. The whole kit for your car is around $200.

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