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2007 Mitsubishi Galant DE 4dr Sedan I4

2007 Mitsubishi Galant
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
23 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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November 6, 2012, 6:02 pm


Question: Should I replace, water pump, timing belts, & rotors at one time .

07 Galant at 60K miles. Is the timing belt due to be replaced now & should I do the water pump & roller cams at the same time?
Do you have estimates of cost. Here they list cost of repair separately.

The dealer tells me to change the belt only????

November 10, 2012, 7:09 am

Tyler O

The water pump is driven by the timing belt. Not replacing it is a bit silly unless you are on a very tight budget and the pump checks okay.

Same goes for the rollers and tensioning components. If it were my car and I planned on driving it for a while I'd do the complete set.

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