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Old 11 Jan 2012, 12:49 pm
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Hi all, just picked up an 04 non turbo with 100 k even miles...prob asked a million times but when should I change the timing belt, water pump and motor mounts? also anything else I need do preventive?
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Old 11 Jan 2012, 02:54 pm
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i would replace the timing belt, water pump and tensioner as soon as humanly possible. some say 80,000 miles and others say 100,000 miles. either way, you're close to that.

this is your number one major maintenance upgrade.

there are quite a few topics on this. check the how to topics in the tech section.
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Old 11 Jan 2012, 04:11 pm
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Timing belt, water pump, torque struts and check the control arm bushings. I would suggest getting a radiator flush/fill, tranny fluid flush/fill (if automatic) and replace the spark plugs.

It may seem like a laundry list but all that should have you sitting pretty for a while.
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