Timing Belt

AnnaRN16
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Asked by May 25, 2011 at 09:48 PM about the 2007 Kia Sportage EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Kia is recommending that I get my Timing Belt changed at 60K.  Is that really necessary?  I was thinking around 70k or 80k

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Mike Bonnell
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Kia has had a problem with them breaking - Get it done at 60k

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lushko
20

I agree. $1,800 repair bill for timing belt loss and valve job because of it.

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tenspeed
87,185

Yes, it is really necessary. It's not a thing to skimp on. Here's a video of how to on a 2005 V6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNBTgGQ6Qy8

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