Don't assume that what is good for one Toyota is good for others. As was said, I don't think there is an easy way to inspect the timing belt. The tires that are on there now have 10,000 miles on them, I need to check how long they are supposed to last. All moving parts wear and fail. It is just so much more elegant. I would say it's 60% city and 40% highway driving. Maybe the water pump leaked, and ruined the idler pulley.
Pull the crankshaft pulley from the crankshaft with tools 09950-50011, 09952-5010, 09953-05010, 09953-05020 and 09954-05020. It has 195,000 miles on it and he has owned it from new. Either build a non-interference engine or use a timing chain instead. Outtro music snippet, by: joshwoodward. Jim, Everything about engineering is a compromise. Most Toyota's are Non-interference though.
Any mfr with a timing belt engine is going to determine the replacement interval that results in basically zero failures, simply because a failed belt equals a destroyed engine and a pissed-off customer. The schedule to change the timing belt on a Toyota Sienna is at an interval of 90,000 miles or 108 months. I have a first gen Sienna. You could have them show you a new timing belt they must have it in stock or they couldn't do the job and describe what the wear looks like. All that work at a dealer service department for that price? Also on some vehicles it's quite normal for the serpentine belt to squeal when the engine is started cold, as long as it does not do it constantly. For non-interference engine, you could easily go for 50% extra in most cases. If this happens on a busy interstate highway, on a bridge, in a tunnel, or overpass it could be kind of dicey with traffic wizzing by or no place to pull the car safely off the road.
The 2006 model is a second-generation Sienna, which features a six-cylinder 3. It is not an interference engine, thie means a broken belt will stop the motor, you will have to find a safe place to pull over, stop and call for a tow. Anyways, I had to bring the van in for warranty servicing spare tire carrier and assembly had to be replaced at the dealership garage. Remove the bolt for the crankshaft pulley with a socket wrench. Do us all a favor and leave out the invective and misrepresentation. This service manual may also be available online somewhere. Not at all like the flimsy Honda belts I've seen.
The belt is used to open and close the valves in a timed manner, keeping the valves from colliding with the pistons. Being an interference engine, I don't want to chance anything. The serpentine belt might also be just fine, if there is no cracks or missing teeth on the actual belt it might just need to be tightened, over time parts just loosen up to vehicle vibration. Changing the water pump is preventive and costs very little to do when the timing belt is done. I'll be taking it to my usual mechanic to get them inspected and see what he says.
That is on Toyota, I make no such claim on other makes. The problem has been around for years, just never heard that term before, one of the mandatory performance changes we would make with the Chrysler B blocks 383-440 was to remove the factory cam sprocket and replaces it with a solid metal one. Remove the right mounting brace for the engine. For the 105,000 mile service the engine coolant has to be replaced. As a consumer, I think it is prudent to go ahead and replace it. Disconnect the tensioner for the timing belt and the timing belt. Less than a year later an idler and water pump failed.
Of course, this assumes previous timing was correct but you can always check the engine marks before beginning this procedure. Repair guides engine mechanical ponents timing belt. The 9 year replacement is bs as well unless it was subjected to oil leaking on the tb. A timing belt is there to keep harmonic resonance and vibration from the engine compartment. Even if you drove 90K city miles only, this belt would still be fine. Diy timing belt replacement toyota mzfe engine camry v6 avalon timing belt exposed by removing timing belt covers and side engine mount bracket.
Sorry, let me be a little more clear. Did you ask how much extra the water pump will cost? Water pump Install Remove Replace How to change. Following is the complete Toyota Timing Belt and Timing Chain List. Change worn-out timing belts with Gates Timing Belt Kit. So I have been calling around to get estimates to replace timing belt, water pump, serpentine belt and engine coolant.
When the motor stops you will have normal braking to make a controlled stop, you will not have power steering but should be able to steer off the road with little problem. The engine should be running during application. That might be the price for a belt, idlers, water pump serpentine belts and possibly seals, but it sure as hell isn't a price for only the belt. I say just change the timing belt. Just needed a second or third opinion from you guys on what I should do. Connect the lower cover for the timing belt. Timing belt kit fits on 3.
To me, using a timing belt on an interference engine is just poor design. Good word of mouth works for them. Diy timing belt replacement toyota mzfe engine camry v6 avalon 1mzfe timing belt with marks at the crankshaft and camshafts. When the new belt is fitted, you simply realign your marks on the new belt to your marks on the pulleys and everything remains where it was. Install the upper cover for the timing belt and connect the guide for the timing belt so that its cup side faces down. If you have kept good coolant in it, then an inspection by a qualified mechanic who does not have a prejudice that all pumps on all makes must be replaced, will suffice. Perform steps one through four in reverse order to install the additional components.