Q: At what mileage should a 2013 Chevy Sonic timing belt be replaced?

asked by on November 11, 2016

Need to know for routine maintenance..

My car has 51000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - the "simplified maintenance guide" from Chevy directs you to replace the timing belt, idler pulleys, tensioner and guides on your 1.8 liter engine "every 3 years or at 97,500 miles, whichever comes first". Most manufacturers do not specify an "aging factor" like this, although ozone does cause rubber to deteriorate over time.

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