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      01-03-2013, 11:23 AM   #1
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Does anybody know if my car has a Timming Belt and if so how often does this need changed?

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      01-03-2013, 11:28 AM   #2
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If by "timming belt" you mean timing belt, then no. It uses a simplex chain.
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If by "timming belt" you mean timing belt, then no. It uses a simplex chain.
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      01-03-2013, 03:53 PM   #6
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The chain last forever then? or does it work in a different way i.e. chain snaps, no engine destruction?
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Chains in oil will last pretty much forever.

Still disaster if it breaks, but any failing tensioners etc will make a noise first, so at least give you some notice.
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