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How can you test your timing belt for wear?

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01/10/2007

cracks! Tis rarely they wear out. (GM) Mostly they just desinigrate from old age. Look at the inside surface of the belt. There may be hairline cracks across th grooved ribs. Cracks 1/2 thru the belt means put a new one on. Save that old belt in the boot for emergency use.