Change they did. Honda's current 4 cylinder engines use a timing chain.
Many customers are really unhappy about having to pay for costly
timing belt replacements and thus many companies are going back to
it's bizarre that in a time of improving emissions control,
manufacturers would do that. as chains stretch, valve timing drifts and
so consequently, does emissions. belts don't stretch ans remain dead-on
accurate through their whole service life.
and car owners getting ripped off by unscrupulous dealers and repair
shops for over-expensive belt changes if not going to disappear because
of a chain - there will always be something else to hose the customer with.
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