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V6 60K Service
>>My '92 100CSQ (with the power loss problem) will be hitting 60k
>>miles soon. The dealer quoted me $600 for the 60k service, which
>>does not include new oxygen sensors nor a timing belt change. I was
>>told by them they recommend changing the belt at 100k miles.
Both of my V6's are rapidly approaching the 60K mark so I'm very
interested in this.
>$600 sounds like a lot of money, if they don't replace the OXY and
>timing belt. Actually, the maintenance manual doesn't say when to
>replace the timing belt or OXY. 60K service consists of:
>change oil and filter.
>replace air cleaner and spark plugs.
>check exhaust. Check for misc leaks. Read diag codes.
>change brake fluid every 2 years. Since it probably has never been
>done, probably not a bad idea.
$600 for little more than what passes for a tune-up these days?
>Replacing the timing belt on a V6 100 isn't that hard. I'm not a
>trained mechanic and I can do it in around an hour. Of course the
>first time I did it, it took longer, but now I know the tricks.
And those would be?
I'm starting to look at this as an opportunity to justify spending the
$264 for the now available Bentley. That only works out to a little
over 4 hours of dealer labor.
Albuquerque, NM, USA
92 100 CSQW (59K miles)
92 100 S (58K miles)