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They did pay for the timing belt first replacement after the debacle of the 900 V6 engine.
The sad part is that they ONLY replaced the belt for free so all customers that did not think about asking for it, they didn't get the idler and tensioner pulleys replaced. At least not in the beginning of the 9-5 V6 belt replacement.
That lead to belt failures anyway later on since the tensioner and idler pulleys were snug up to a harder tension again with depleted grease reserves inside the bearings.
And the V6 engine received a worse reputation than it deserved because of this.
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