Replace head gasket should I replace the timing belt as well

Asked by Mar 21, 2016 at 03:18 AM about the 1996 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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575

yes due to the fact that when replacing head gasket timing belt has to come off. best to replace now. easy to get to while head is off. you dont want belt breaking after you just had head gasket replaced. belt break can cause major damage to engine.

605

I'll be doing the same thing soon in my 02' EX.

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