The video below will also help you determine if your car has a timing belt or chain. Could it be coming from the rear cam seal? Dodge used this interference engine from 1987 through 2000 in many of its vans and light trucks. I have to take issue with the comment. The guide pulley can be easily replaced by unbolting the old and bolting on the new. The 1995 through 1999 Neon 2. The first numeric characters specify the engine block's generation 2. Keeps going and going to help others.
You can save yourself a lot of trouble, and heartache, if you just go with a bigger- more appropriately sized tank. Is there any way I can find out before I go look at the car? This provides the with more accurate data. Here is Mira's email below. I was able to find the manufacturers manual on this. Reminder: marking the old belt with paint where it meets the crankshaft and camshaft pulleys, and transfering these marks to the new belt, will make it much easier to install the belt if any of the pulleys happen to move between the removal of the old belt and the installation of the new one. The 1995 through 2000 Avenger with the 2.
How did you get your Honda 3. If the valves are bent, then you talking a big job taking off the cylinder heads to replace the damaged valves. I have almost 73K on this Avalon; but, it was rarely driven by the previous owner so I am satisfied that I won't need the timing belt and water pump changed for awhile. See video at about 3:45. It was not a very powerful V6 so no, there is not much you can do without spending some serious money. The engine is a 60 degree V6 design. If that doesn't work, applying heat to the bolt from a propane torch can help.
Being off by one cog will cause an engine misfire. I barely use it myself. But if you approach the co-operative banks the interest rate is generally 11%. You'll probably never replace it again, so you aren't really saving anything by deferring the replacement. Alternatively, a few light taps with a hammer on the power steering pump bracket will move the pump forward of the bolt and relieve tension on the belt.
Gates claims the belt should be replaced every 90K miles for normal service. If you're worried about the camshaft moving, have someone hold the camshaft in place by using a breaker bar secured to the Camshaft pulley bolt. Letters refer to photos at the end of this section. After putting in the new belt and aligned the 3 timing marks left and right camshaft and crankshaft pulleys. Bore and stroke is 87. These engines are prone to oil gelling.
A timing chain can last the life of the motor. Just make sure you follow the directions in the Haynes manual while you are setting the timing since the engine is now out of time if the timing belt truly broke. Since they are not aware of what engine you are working on, they would rather be safe and tell you it is an interference engine. I've seen too many belt replacement jobs off by just 1 cog because belt tension was not relieved before the old belt was removed. If something goes wrong, well, don't know.
Toyota's recommendation is not based on how long it took to reach the suggested mileage. I would like to shortcut this and not do bank 1. How many miles are on the motor with the broken belt? Remove the front motor mount bolt. And the answer was all over the place! Other parts are often replaced at the same time. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. It's now official that my 1998 Toyota Avalon engine is non-interference. Do it now and you won't have to worry about it.
Should I go ahead and start keeping an eye out for a used engine? Thank you to everyone who helped me with this question. Here is Mira's email below. An interference engine means that the tolerances are so close that if the timing is off even just a hair, the valves will hit the pistons. Shop and compare prices, including shipping costs, for the best deals. I haven't begun to tear into it yet, but what are the chances I'll only have to change the belt and water pump? The tensioner should be checked when you check the timing belt, but most technicians prefer to replace it. I just ordered my Aisin Kit from Rockauto.