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|+||It's not actually possible to "check" a timing belt as such.|
|+||Generally they're replaced every 60-100k miles, unless they're perished or cracked or obviously worn then there are no checks to check the condition.|
|+||To check cambelt/timing belt tension, remove the timing belt covers ( as shown in the Wiki about changing a cambelt ).|
|+||You should be able to grab the cambelt and you should be able to rotate it 90°. Any major amount more and it's too slack, if you can't quite make 90° then it may be too tight.|
|+||Signs of a cambelt being too tight are a whining noise that will increase with engine speed.|