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Timing Belt Replacement Estimate for Dodge Caravan

Dodge Caravan Timing Belt Replacement costs $444 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$253 to $674
Labor: $154 -$368
Parts: $99 -$306
Average Dealer price
$403 to 1040
Average Shop price
$307 to 766
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1991 Dodge CaravanV6-3.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$624.54Shop/Dealer Price$766.97 - $1043.97
1993 Dodge CaravanElectricService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$724.50Shop/Dealer Price$896.02 - $1302.25
1986 Dodge CaravanL4-2.2LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$392.22Shop/Dealer Price$482.59 - $668.62
1992 Dodge CaravanV6-3.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$624.54Shop/Dealer Price$767.17 - $1044.33
1986 Dodge CaravanL4-2.6LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$793.68Shop/Dealer Price$984.38 - $1471.48
1984 Dodge CaravanL4-2.6LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$765.68Shop/Dealer Price$950.53 - $1433.24
1989 Dodge CaravanL4-2.5L TurboService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$380.22Shop/Dealer Price$467.75 - $644.90
1997 Dodge CaravanV6-3.3LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$858.46Shop/Dealer Price$1062.29 - $1552.36
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Timing Belt Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Timing Belt all about?

The timing belt is a rubber belt located in the engine compartment behind the drive belts. Its job is to keep the crankshaft in sync with the camshaft(s), ensuring the proper timing and operation of the engine valves and therein, the engine.

Timing Belt

Keep in mind:

  • When replacing a timing belt, also replace the water pump, tensioner, and pulleys.
  • If the pulleys and tensioners should fail after only replacing the belt, it can cause valve or piston damage and lead to more expensive repairs, in order to have the engine run properly. It is therefore essential to replace the whole set.
  • We only replace the water pump if it is driven by the timing belt (true for 60% of the cars).

How it's done:

  • Remove accessories needed to gain access to engine timing cover.
  • Remove engine timing cover, inspect timing belt and pulleys for needed parts.
  • Remove and replace timing belt, water pump, pulleys, and tensioners.
  • Reinstall timing cover and all removed parts.
  • Start engine and check for proper engine operation and engine timing, as well as for cooling system leaks.

Our recommendation:

Follow the maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer and replace the timing belt as recommended. The timing belt drives the water pump in 60% of the cars. The labor cost of replacing the water pump is significantly higher than the cost of the pump. While replacing the timing belt, it is cost effective to replace the water pump. We highly recommend replacing the timing belt pulleys and tensioners. The tensioner applies pressure to the timing belt keeping it tight, while the pulleys keep the timing belt in line. These components are sealed units that contain bearings (they cannot be lubricated on a regular basis). The bearings wear out over time and may seize, causing the timing belt to come off, which can cause major internal engine damage.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Timing Belt?

  • Abnormal squeaking coming from the timing cover area.
  • If the timing belt breaks, the car will not start.

How important is this service?

Ignoring the replacement of a timing belt as a part of scheduled maintenance, could result in major engine failure down the road. You should not wait for your timing belt to break, it must be serviced regularly.

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Steven was prompt and very courteous. He took care of the van's issues with little delay. I would definitely schedule him for any further work to be done.
2002 DODGE CARAVAN - WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT
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This is the best service my car was not running so I was looking at tow cost on top of the repairs. Jeff was great at letting me know what was wrong with my car. He took time to explain everthing to me about the problem. I will let people know about this service and Jeff. HAPPY CUSTOMER
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1991 Dodge CaravanV6-3.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$624.54Shop/Dealer Price$766.97 - $1043.97
1993 Dodge CaravanElectricService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$724.50Shop/Dealer Price$896.02 - $1302.25
1986 Dodge CaravanL4-2.2LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$392.22Shop/Dealer Price$482.59 - $668.62
1992 Dodge CaravanV6-3.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$624.54Shop/Dealer Price$767.17 - $1044.33
1986 Dodge CaravanL4-2.6LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$793.68Shop/Dealer Price$984.38 - $1471.48
1984 Dodge CaravanL4-2.6LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$765.68Shop/Dealer Price$950.53 - $1433.24
1989 Dodge CaravanL4-2.5L TurboService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$380.22Shop/Dealer Price$467.75 - $644.90
1997 Dodge CaravanV6-3.3LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementYourMechanic Price$858.46Shop/Dealer Price$1062.29 - $1552.36
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