Has anyone attemtped this on their own? I've done timing belts in the past on my other used cars, but I don't actually have the Shop manual for the Esteem yet.
I spoke to a nice parts guy at a local Suzuki dealer, and he told me the 5 different parts and part numbers typically replaced during the timing belt service... and the price for the Stealership to perform it:
I can probably buy the parts myself for around $200.
Can anyone give me some advice on this undertaking?
Last edited by dthondatune; 08-09-2007 at 04:41 PM.
I did my own on my 98. Having never done a timming belt befor. It's an easy task with this advise. You must support your motor with blocks. Best to support it in a couple of places. Don't place supports directly on oil pan gasket lip. This will cause a leak later b/c you are crushing the gasket. Also I'm not sure why you need all those parts. I reused everything except the rubber belts. (X3) no a/c The whole job cost me about 110 bucks and an afternoon. Good luck.
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