Owners of 4-cylinder Highlanders from 2001 to 2007 and V6s from 2008 on have chains, however, so no belt is needed. This warranty is in effect for 60 months or 60,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle's in-service date. If wear or cracks on flat side of belt face are found, check for nicks on idler pulleys. And yes I would do the water pump at 60,000 just to be safe and it is cheaper to do when you do the timing belt. Posted on Feb 16, 2009 there is not much you can do, because the bearing in the water pump is bad.
Major job requiring special tools and skill. Crankshaft key will be at 12 o'clock position, and timing mark notch on crankshaft sprocket will align with timing mark on oil pump housing. Install the chain and sprocket on the engine. The timing chains I have done I did because of a chain guide issue. Repairing the leak involves replacing the failed O-ring that seals the timing chain tensioner. Most new corolla's have chains. Yes,inspect it, but Toyota has no set mileage interval for replacement.
Those that own a 2011 or 2012 4-cylinder Sienna are in luck, as your model year has a chain- so do V6s built from 2007 on. Timing chains however are a different story and will generally last the lifetime of the engine. Therefore, timing belts must be replaced on a pre-determined schedule. Tighten the bolts evenly in multiple steps to 120 inch-pounds if they have 10 millimeter heads; if they have 12 millimeter heads, tighten them to 168 inch-pounds. Install accessory drive belt s.
This warranty is in effect for 96 months or 80,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle's in-service date. Disconnect engine wiring harness from upper timing belt cover. If deflection is not as specified, readjust tension on belt by moving idler pulley tensioner. Reinstall the stationary timing chain guide. If the timing belt does break, the car will stop working, or worse, if your car is equipped with an interference engine, the timing belt could cause major damage to the engine.
The chain works with the camshaft and crankshaft, and the positioning off all these parts is very important. Like timing belts, timing chains drive a vehicle's camshaft. Rotate crank … shaft so that No. Pry the socket off with multiple flat screwdrivers if it won't come off by hand. If you don't know what you are doing, take it to an expert.
If damage occurs, it takes an extensive amount of time to remove the head, plus costly repairs involve replacing misshapen valves, which could bend as the piston hits the valves when the belt breaks. Remove the right front wheel and the right splash shield from the wheel well. I have never seen a timing belt break due to pre-mature wear! Most timing belts should be changed every 60,000 miles. The '05 Toyota Corolla has a chain instead of a belt. Place arrow on belt to indicate original direction of rotation. Hole in camshaft sprocket must align with mark on bearing cap. Loop the replacement timing chain onto the crankshaft sprocket, aligning the Number One colored link with the mark on the sprocket.
Mar 06, 2010 if you have a timing chain and not a belt for the most part it the life of the engine itself if the engine does not jump time you be find and check out autozone. Following is the complete Toyota Timing Belt and Timing Chain List. So don't let them workshops lie to you. Most of the timing belts are recommended at no later than 90, 000 miles. It is a complex job but if you get a good manual it describes both the correct … intervals and the procedure to change it.
His high quality car buying tutorials offer help to the car buying public. Owners of Sequoias from 2008 and beyond with a 5. There is no Timing belt in corolla 2003 to 2008 model, Toyota start the timing chain for all these series that's what the Toyota dealer said. Lift the timing chain off the camshaft sprockets and remove it from the engine with the crankshaft sprocket as an assembly. Stronger than their counterparts, timing chains are nearly repair-free with no definitive replacement schedule.