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Your main problem is that the car is 8 years old, not the 100K miles. Most cars will last 150K+ miles before you have any major problems. Typical life of a car is 10 to 12 years, regardless of mileage.

Some failure mechanisms are related to mileage, some are related to time.

As already mentioned, you need a timing belt.

Also, if anti-freeze has never been changed, it is now long overdue. Coolant hoses may be rotten if the anti-freeze was never changed. If neglected the old anti-freeze will rot the radiator also.

Sounds like you had a least one rotten belt. If the car has more than one, the other belts should be changed also.

All of the rubber parts under the hood (belts & hoses)
should be checked and replaced if needed.

Tires should be checked. If rubber is full of tiny cracks, the tires are shot, even if they have plenty of tread.

The car should be checked for rusted frame and suspension parts, if you live in an area where road salt is used in winter. Exhaust system and brake lines are also vulnerable to rust.

If the car has not had a major tune up, it is now time.
I would replace spark plugs, plug wires, distributor cap, air filter, fuel filter, etc.

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