Re: Timing Belt - Change Required @ 60K Miles
I have a 2000 Focus SE and mine went at around 102,000
And the price you were quoted was a rip-off, I paid about 1/2 of that price
at Pep Boys. While you are at it, have them check the water pump, as it is
driven off the timing belt -- If the pump was to go later on, you have to
basically do a timing belt job again, with the exception of paying for a new
"smethwickman" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a 2000 USA Ford Focus SE. It has
> 60K miles on the clock and while in for a
> routine service this morning, the shop has
> asked me whether I want to change the timing
> belt for the princely sum of $600+.
> I thought that the belts were good for 100K
> miles or am I wrong? And is $600+ about right
> to change the belt? Should I shop around?