1995 Toyota Camry V6 LE Timing Belt


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Old 03-30-09, 10:52 AM
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1995 Toyota Camry V6 LE Timing Belt

1995 Toyota Camry V6 LE AT 91,889 miles. The maintenance manual says change timing belt every 60,000 miles. I have visually checked timing belt by open No.2 timing belt cover without take if off from car when it had 70,000 and 91,889 miles. The belt still looks like new one. This is original belt and this car has been changed timing belt before. Does anyone know how long will timing belt last on this car? Does this car has interference engine which timing belt breaks while driving will damage engine?
 
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Old 03-30-09, 11:06 AM
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According to Gates.com..it's not an interference engine.

But you said its an original belt but then you said it has been changed?
 
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Old 03-30-09, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Gunguy45
According to Gates.com..it's not an interference engine.

But you said its an original belt but then you said it has been changed?
Sorry, it is a typo. It hasn't been changed before. It has 91,889 miles now and looks like new.
 
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Old 03-30-09, 11:25 AM
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The part you can see may look fine..but can you see underneath, where the teeth are? Bet all those tires looked fine before they exploded as well...lol

As long as you don't mind being standed at the worst possible time..you could wait.
 
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Old 03-30-09, 11:27 AM
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I would change it regardless of appearance or condition with 90,000+ on it unless you're not planning on keeping it very long and can afford to be stuck if/when it breaks. Good time to do the water pump, too, as it is timing belt driven.
OMG, what am I doing preventing a possible tow call!!!

Look at it this way; you won't have to do either one again for the life of the car.
 
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Old 03-30-09, 11:29 AM
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Gunguy types faster than me.
 
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Thanks for all your replied! Yes, I will keep this car for as long as it can drive or may be at least for another 10 years. All teeth look good to me. Since it isn't an interference engine, I will give it another 30K miles and change it at that time.
 
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Old 03-30-09, 02:51 PM
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Keep the tow truck number handy. Beer 4U2
 
 

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