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    Default 2008 3 GT - Replacing all belts

    Hello, Id like to replace all belts on my 2008 Mazda 3 GT

    I had to replace the timing belt and tensioner when the car was 4 years old. No other belts changed since then.

    Would like to buy all original parts then take it to my mechanic but would like to know which belts specifically do I need to change and also if I should replace bearings/tensioners at the same time, if so which ones?

    Thank you

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    Default Re: 2008 3 GT - Replacing all belts

    If you have your mechanic check the bearing have them check th timing chain too

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    Default Re: 2008 3 GT - Replacing all belts

    Good time to replace the bearings. Better to have your mechanic take a closer look.

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    Default Re: 2008 3 GT - Replacing all belts

    First, what do you mean you changed the timing belt? We have timing chains on these engines which basically never or rarely need changing.

    Secondly, there is only 2 belts that need changing and unless your tensioner is making noise or is stiff (seizing), I wouldn't touch them.

    I have almost 400k on my engine and changed my belts only twice, all other things mentioned, timing chain, tensioners are original.


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