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re: timing belt, water piu
"Shane Allen Snyder" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Sure enough, it is time for my '86 4kCSQ to get a timing belt. A few people
> have indicated that it should get a water pump at the same time.
> The dealers and local "qualified" mechanics are estimating betweem $300-500 for the job.
> Is this reasonable???
Nope. Do it yourself. $15 for the belt, $40-$70 for the pump.
Stay tuned to the q-list about the Graf brand pump, it makes a turkey
> How difficult is the job for a home mechanic? Any way to shave this price down a bit???
Easy, but scary for a first-"timer" <ha! pun intended!> See above.
> One last problem... The odometer on the car is no longer functional. The
> speedo is fine, but no odometer. Any ideas on how I can get this working???
Pull your speedo out, push the little gear (if it's not broken) back
contact with the screw drive, and loctite it there. Ta-Da!
> Thanks So MUCH, Shane
Hope it helps, good luck!
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