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How much would it cost to replace the timing belt, tensioners and spark plugs?

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Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Gladys, After looking up labor and parts, it looks like this could be an expensive job. Timing belt labor is 3.5 hours belt = $95.00 Tensioner = $261.00 I would ask why you need the tensioner and if this is often replaced. Unless it is damaged I can't imagine that it gets replaced as part of the service. Call around and see if this is normal for a Saturn. Spark plugs 2.7 hours labor for all 6 $12 each Depending on the amount they charge for labor, you may be talking around $1000.00 or more for this job. Hope this helps. Lori Johnson www.ladiesstartyourengines.net

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