How do you change a timing belt on a 1989 Mazda 626?
Here's a web page that shows how to do it on a Mazda Miata, which is bound to be somewhat similar and somewhat different, but it should show you what you're in for if you attempt it:
I just did my first timing belt change...my advice do a i did and replace the idler, tensioner, and tensioner spring while you're at it. First, remove batter power. Second remoce the plug wires. Remove the power steering pump, with the hoses still atached. Next make sure the engine is supported and remove he motor mount. emove the head and gasket. Neext the right wheel and splash guard. Remove the tension via the teniosner with a Allen wrench. put on the ne belt and reassemble.
At what mileage do you change timing belt on a 1993 Mazda 323. My Mazda has over 90000 miles on it and my mechanic says to change the timing belt?
What causes the timing on your 1989 Mazda 2.2 4 cylinder truck to jump from timing mark 1 to timing mark 3?
I researched this as I own a Mazda Protege with a 2.0 DOCH engine. I found a file that list all interference engines and timing belt requirements. The Mazda 2.0 L is listed as a interfrence engine with a timing belt change listed at 105,000. I just changed my timing belt at 121,000. File that list engine can be found if you google (power grip interference engine)
It is good practice to change the timing belt by 100,000 miles. The Miata is a non-interference engine. That means if the timing belt brakes, the car will cease to run, but will not damage the engine as in other cars. Typically the water pump is replaced at the same time, because it is located behind the timing belt, which is labor intensive. If you risk not changing the water pump, when it breaks, you…