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Timming Belt Change Help Please

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by 2001Tacoma, Jul 18, 2009.

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When do you change your Timing Belt.

Poll closed Aug 17, 2009.
  1. 0 to 70,000 miles

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  2. 70,000 to 80,000 miles

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. 80,000 to 90,000 miles

    2 vote(s)
    13.3%
  4. 90,000 to 100,000 miles

    5 vote(s)
    33.3%
  5. 100,000 to 110,000 miles

    3 vote(s)
    20.0%
  6. 110,000 to 120,000 miles

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. When/if it breaks.

    4 vote(s)
    26.7%
  1. 2001Tacoma

    2001Tacoma [OP] Member

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    I am new to having a 2001 Tacoma and am wondering about changing the timing belt. In the Toyota Scheduled Maintenance Guide it says p51 for 90,000 miles "Replace Timing belt (except RAV4, 4-cyl. Highlander and 4-cyl. Tacoma )". Well when are you guys changing your Timming Belts ? Thnx for any input.
     
  2. TengoTaco

    TengoTaco Wish i was wheelin

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    Im going to change mine 90,000-100,000. Im going to have the dealer do it. I probably have another year or two till then.
     
  3. The Shape

    The Shape Well-Known Member

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    I thought the 4 bangers had a timing chain?
     
  4. chris4x4

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

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    They do. As do the 1GR-FE engines.
     
  5. wolfgang123

    wolfgang123 Well-Known Member

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    i dont have a timing belt on my truck but my dad does on his t100 (i am so lucky). In your case get it done when the book says too.
     
  6. carmellocafe

    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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    Oops, I've got a chain.
     
  7. chris4x4

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

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    4.10 gears, sliders, lots of buttons, and yellow flashing lights on the dash.
    You have the 4 banger?
     
  8. 98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    His profile says 4.0
     
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