On a 2000 Avalon, should I replace the water pump when the timing belt is replaced?

Asked by Oct 03, 2014 at 05:16 PM about the 2000 Toyota Avalon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On a 2000 Avalon, should I replace the water pump when the timing belt is replaced?  And
what about the Tensioner belts?  Should they be replaced as well?

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Good idea to do them all at once. The serpentine (tensioner) belt and the water pump will need to come off anyway and if they have not been changed for 5 years or more it would be money well spent if you intend to keep the car around and running.

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