The cost of a belt itself is not that expensive. The real cost is in the labor because a lot of parts need to be disassembled in order to get to the belt. Your best bet to get the best deal is to shop around and get a few quotes. However, you can expect to pay anywhere from $409 to $919 for parts and labor.
Is it better to replace timing chain or engine?
If the engine is well-maintained, there is no need to install a new engine. The existing engine can last for 100,000 more miles if it is well-maintained.
2. However, if the engine hasn’t been well-maintained, it would be more prudent to replace the engine instead of wasting time on the chains.
3. This was written on September 13, 2016.
When replacing timing chain What else should I replace?
While replacing the timing chain, you should also replace the tensioner, gaskets, and seals.
2. It is also a good idea to replace the timing chain when you replace the tensioner, gaskets, and seals.
Is timing chain covered under warranty?
The lifespan of a timing chain varies depending on the make and model of your vehicle, but it is typically between 80,000 and 120,000 miles.
2. Most timing chains are covered by a manufacturer’s warranty, so if it fails before the expected lifespan, you likely won’t have to pay for repairs.
3. As of September 13th, 2022, your timing chain should still be covered by a manufacturer’s warranty.
Will doing your own oil changes void warranty?
You can service your own car without invalidating the warranty. According to the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission, manufacturers and dealers cannot void your warranty or deny you coverage because you performed the work yourself.