When do i change the timing belt on my RAV4 2-wheel drive 2001?

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Asked by Aug 25, 2013 at 09:56 PM

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http://www.toyota.com/owners/web/pages/resources/owners-manuals Your 2001 vehicle's engine doesn't use a belt, your Rav4 has a timing chain. 2000 and earlier do.

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Chains do stretch and need replacement as well...there is a "wear shoe" that takes up the slack...when your wear shoe is no longer applying pressure, the timing chain will sound like a can of marbles and you'd better get to changing the sprockets, tensioner and chain but quick~

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Thank you so much. I will remember this when my car starts sounding like a can of marbles.

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