I paid $550 (including parts) at my local Acura Dealer, they have these one time specials during the dead of winter.KNLNGUS said:MC_ ssup. Ever gambled more money than 4 grand? Although not everyday, more like once a year, I will gamble 4 times that amount on the tables in Vegas. And thats small duckets. Although my intention was not to rack up 4k in repair costs - my gamble paid off. Now, 4-5 hundred doesn't seem so bad, provided that one's intent is to locate a independent shop. I don't think its 4-5 at the dealer. Some people take chances in life and others don't - and we aren't talking about physical pain.
I was told a good indicator is to look at your drive belts. But weather can affect the life of the TB.shahavchik said:Here is a question: " What factors influence timing belt going bad faster?" Is it parking the car outside? Hot/cold weather? Moisture?