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Timing Belt or Timing Chain - 07 Tacoma

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by bigglassguy, May 3, 2012.

  1. May 3, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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    bigglassguy

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    Hey guys. Quick question I need help with:
    I own a 2007 4-Cylinder Automatic Toyota Tacoma currently with 79K miles.
    This would have a Timing Chain correct? Or would this have a Timing Belt? Found quite a few posts saying that the Timing Chain does not need to be replaced unless it's malfunctioning.
    Either way when should I get my Timing Belt/Chain replaced? Some people say 85K, others 90K or 100K.
    Any answers or help would be much appreciated!
    Thanks!
     
  2. May 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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    tan4x4

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    The 4-cylinder motors have a chain. Don't worry about it until 200k.
     
  3. May 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    They go longer than that.
     
  4. May 3, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    Even if it did suddenly fail, being that you have a non-interference engine, you won't harm anything.
     
  5. May 3, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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    I don't think they are non interference. The 3.4 was.
     
  6. May 3, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Correct. IIRC., the 2.7 is an interferance engine.
     
  7. May 3, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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    Rich91710

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    With very few exceptions, Toyota puts chains on interference engines and belts on non-interference engines.

    The Tundra/Lexus 4.7 is one such exception.
     
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