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Old 07-06-2018, 03:56 PM   #1
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Major Maintenance Question

Hi. I've got a 2013 model with 85K miles on it. I've got it scheduled for a significant maintenance interval next week. I'm going to have my shop replace the timing belt. As part of that, I believe they are going to replace the water pump, so that issue should be covered going forward.

My question is on the old cam follower issue. Should I have them replace the follower for the fuel pump? Mine is a later model and when I bought it the dealer shop indicated it shouldn't be an issue. It seems like now would be the time to do it though.

Also is there anything else I should be thinking about?

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Old 07-06-2018, 04:18 PM   #2
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yes definitely replace the cam follower. Going forward it should be replaced about every 10-15k miles
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Old 07-06-2018, 05:58 PM   #4
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Ok. But really 10K on the follower? Its bone stock under hood. No stage 1, 2, or 3.

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Old 07-07-2018, 09:45 AM   #5
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The cam follower doesn’t have a regular service interval. Just keep an eye on it and replace it when it needs to be replaced.
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Old 07-07-2018, 04:26 PM   #6
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Ok. Thanks Tim.
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Old 07-13-2018, 05:41 PM   #7
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Ok. Thanks Tim.
most people with modded HPFP do about every 10k, with the stock HPFP I change every 20 - 25K (miles). If it's unknown when it was last done I'd do it. its about $40 in parts and 15 minutes of labor. If it fails on you it'll be about $5k or more to fix your engine (think metal shrapnel in the oil).
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at what mileage should the timing belt be replaced?
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at what mileage should the timing belt be replaced?
Inspect it regularly starting at 80k or so, and change it when it's looking worn out. I did mine at 105k because I got nervous about it, but the parts that came out were still in good shape.
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