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Does my 2002 MINI need a Timing Belt change?

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Old 04-30-2008, 11:21 AM
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Does my 2002 MINI need a Timing Belt change?

Hello everybody,
I have a 2002 MINI with 92,000 miles on it (but I got a free new engine after 52,000 miles after a mechanic screwed up an oil change). Do MINI's need a timing belt change like other cars, and if so, when? Thanks! Carter
 
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Old 04-30-2008, 11:29 AM
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Um...no. The tritec engine cams are chain driven.

However, the accessory belt does get changed at inspection 2.
 
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You never need a timing belt its the best thing ever.....
Chain cough cough
 
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