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Outback pings after Timing Belt Replaced


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#1 Tinkerers

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 12:39 PM

Hi,

The dealer just replaced our timing belt and the car has been pinging ever since. Seems to only happen under heavy load. Any ideas ?

Thanks,
Paul

#2 DerFahrer

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 03:07 PM

I know already the question that's running through your head, and my answer to it is probably yes. They probably timed it off a notch or maybe the tensioner is a bit weak and let the belt skip, but if the car started pinging right after the belt change, then that seems like more than a coincidence. Take it back and tell them to see what they can do to fix it, and you shouldn't hafta pay for it either.

#3 ccrinc

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 11:45 PM

Ditto!! And don't wait: as little as 3 teeth off on the timing belt can cause valves to bend!

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