Timing belt broke at 105,000 miles and I'm being told that after the belt breaks while driving it ruins the engine. Nice to know after it breaks that when this happens it is self destruction. Basicly made to be a disposible vehicle.
The drive was fun. But not made to run long.
A motor built to last, puting a sensor on the timing belt like a crank shaft position sensor to let you know when there is a patential problem with the tolorance of the belt before the engine destroys itself
I just purchased a 01/KIA? Sportage: 4wd, 4 speed auto transmission.
When I purchesed it the only problem that I have it
has the poor proformance of the engine
The compression test rated the cycled as sych:
I had my Sportage for 7 years and would still be driving it if some idiot would not have slammed into me.
My timing belt broke at 93,000 miles, the mechanic that fixed it for me said they usually only last 60,000 miles.
If you are driving any vehicle when the belt breaks, you could end up with engine trouble.
I was driving mine when the belt broke, I didnt have any engine problems
Timing belts are to be changed every 60,000 miles. If you read the manual that came with the car you would know that. Also its listed in the maintance schedule. Do blame the car for your lack of knowledge. Honda's, Ford's and Toyot's have the same issue.
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