So how is causing a problem here going to resolve your problem there? What
you're doing now is no better than what you're accusing Dave of doing.
You've posted here for no reasons other than to harass Dave and try to
turn us against him. We're big boys. We can make our own judgments about
Depends on your tolerance to pain. If the water pump goes at 100,001 miles
you will pay for the same labor as just paid at the time of the timing belt
change. If you have the pump replaced, you pay only for the part, maybe a
few $ for the extra labor, but not much.
I'd certainly consider it on the first change, I'd definitely do it at the
second belt change at 120K.
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