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How to you change the timing belt of a 1987 Nissan Sentra?


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2004-12-10 06:37:43
2004-12-10 06:37:43

The question you ask is too involved for a proper answer. You may want to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.


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