2008 EXL I-vtec timing belt or chain
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    2008 EXL I-vtec timing belt or chain

    I am just curious if the 2008 Ody EXL with VCM has timing belt or chain?

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    Timing belt according to the owners manual recommended to change every 60K miles if driven in extreme temperatures.

    Either way safe to change it at 60K miles even if not driven in extremem temps.

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    I thought the timing belt was surpose to be changed at 106,000 or somewhere around there. Some people have gone past that point without a problem.

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    Timing belt is recommended for 105K change "normal" service. And I can't recall of a single belt breakage around the 105K mileage for the 3.5 liter motor. Many report only a "glazing" on the belts when replaced though experts emphasize "internal" damage as the major concern hence the emphasis to change it out in a timely manner even if mileage limits are not reached.

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