This step, for me, required a propane torch to heat the crank bolt, which loosened the threads from the overflowing Locktite that was visible. Owners of Sequoias from 2008 and beyond with a 5. I have a Rav 4 Giant, 1999 model 2. Make a little more sense? Remove the accessory belts from the power steering pump and alternator and remove the alternator. I had my 1990 Toyota pick-up for 12 years, and 250,000 miles before I noticed any reason to consider the timing chain. It's hard to get it to put enough tension on the belt before tightening it up.
The chain jumped time and the engine just shut off. At 250,000 miles, I noticed the guides were cracked, with a few bits broken off. When front wheels start slipping, more power is transferred to rear wheels and visa versa. Consider an extended warranty at least for the powertrain to protect from unexpected repair costs. According to the repair manual from 1993 through 1997 the Prizm used a timing belt and was an interference engine. If your timing belt has let go the motor will either turn over really quick due to no compre … ssion or not at all due to being seized pistons jamming on valves.
Remove the lower timing cover. From what little i know, the timing chain came on engines from 2001 onwards. Everyone should get their maintenance and repair performed by someone whom they trust. In other words, this is why you should care. Just something to keep in mind.
You may have to pull the lower timing cover to get the mount out after you unbolt it. Air tools make a huge difference. Also found this advice from another site: Saturn does not recommend changing the timing chain at any mileage. Tried starting the car again, just to see, and after cranking a bit it sputtered to a start with a puff of gray smoke and now is running fine. Loosen, then remove the drivebelts. If so, does it trash the engine. I am a little suspect as i thought timing chains lasted alot longer than this, Any oppinions on this greatly appreciated, as they now want over £400.
Change transmission fluid regularly; it's best to use genuine Toyota transmission fluid. Corolla Owners of 4-cylinder Corollas from 1990 to 1997 will have a timing belt that needs to be replaced every 60k miles to avoid potential damage from a broken belt. The second choice is very smooth and powerful 3. Welcome t'club regardless, and if you're a member at Gleneagles, ah think you're one of our nicest new members. Of course, happy it is, but wondered how it could. My question is: Can I use a fully compatible timing belt or do I have to use the one from Toyota. For what it is worth, I had a Chevy small block 305 V8, maintained by the book.
I wanted to know what the cost of the job might be at a shop, to see if was worth trying to do myself? In the worst case, costly engine damage will occur when the belt breaks. Starting from 2004, the 3. Toyotas have what is called an interference engine. There are no prescribed timing chain replacement intervals. Timing belts are made of rubber and often have fiberglass or Kevlar woven in for extra strength. Nevertheless I will have to change my timing belt as I dont have a record of when it was changed last time. I took compression reading twice and they were low as noted above.
On my 1995 Nissan pickup with 143,000 miles the timing chain guides broke apart. When doing any repairs, it's always better to use original Toyota parts. I bet the offer of a game will fall on deaf ears though as The more Elite among Us may fear the beginners luck syndrome. Fortunately for me there was no valve damage. It usually doesn't go away with increased speed.
But n … ot likely. Hello all just new to this forum as i,m thinking of buying a 65k 55 diesel are there any issues with this model flywheel , when would you expect to do timing belt if it has one and as i,m buying from a dealer would I be better just getting them to do it? Photo: Toyota Canada This may cause the rear swing door to be difficult to close. Sometimes when these guides begin to wear there is no noise from the timing chain. Therefore, timing belts must be replaced on a pre-determined schedule. But I am an absolute beginner! The downfall of these devices, however, is that they have a tendency to be noisy.
But I still got left stranded and had to have the vehicle towed. Timing chain options include both standard and roller chains to provide matches with the high quality sprockets and if necessary tensioner and guides that fit the application. Engine cranks at normal speed, but does not start or even catch a bit. Are there any symptoms, such as the noise of the chain hitting the inside of the chain cover? Install the new timing belt, making sure the crankshaft and camshaft sprocket timing marks still line up once the new belt is on. I use a drill with a wire brush attachment to polish and lightly score the mounting surface. I also had a little trouble with the tensioner pulley. Timing chains however are a different story and will generally last the lifetime of the engine.
Agree, timing chains last a long time, and may outlast the car. Otherwise the whole thing went pretty smoothly. I am a little suspect as i thought timing chains lasted alot longer than this, Any oppinions on this greatly appreciated, as they now want over £400. I am going to have a good look around the engine bay tomorrow as the exhaust shroud sounds more likely than the belt to rattle especially as the front exhaust section was swapped not so long ago. Of course, that is where the valves live, so yes it can cause some real problems. If you have large hands, you will more than likely not be able to get to some of the timing cover bolts and most definitely will not be able to get to the lower bolt on the thermostat housing if changing the thermostat.