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I'm just going through my checklist of all parts that are often overlooked when the engine ages and needs replacement to keep power and reliability. Of course oil, plug and filter changes are automatically included. BTW, mine is a AWD 5spd.
Clean Intercooler?
Replace Waterpump and Timing Belt
Replace Injector Seals
Flush Cooling System
Replace Fuel Filter
Replace O2 Sensors? (What mileage or do I just wait for the ECU to throw a CEL?)
 

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my waterpump failed outright at about 30K (55000 km)
So yeah, might be a good idea.

Fuel filter for sure, once a year.
id also pop out the IC and flush the oil out.
 

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Re: (Cypher2k)

did you just flush the IC out with water? or what did you use?
and a waterpump going out at 30k.... thats sad
 

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Id use hot water and laundry detergent. fill it up, swish and soak for a bit.
But be damn sure its flushed, and bone dry before it goes back on.
 

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Re: (Cypher2k)

So my list is pretty much complete. I'm going to order some parts soon and wanted to make sure I had it all. Thanks!
 

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Re: (DubWho)

Oh, yeah, forgot to put serpentine belt replacement. I think this small list should be put in the FAQ, just for people to think about, since most of the part numbers are listed there. I'm going to wait on the O2 sensors until I throw a CEL.
 
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