I was told i have a timing chain not a timing belt. Is this true? 172,000 miles, and i'm worried! How can i tell?

Asked by Oct 29, 2012 at 05:59 PM about the 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4 Dr Prerunner V6 Crew Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I also have a tow package with the "ACT". Do I have a timimg chain or belt?

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2001 TACOMA CARRIES A TIMMING BELT 3400 CC ENGINE IF YOU HAVE A BLACK PLASTIC TIMMING COVER IT IS BELT DRIVEN

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It has a belt, buy a water pump also. My 3.4 also needed the tensioner replaced. Do not go cheap on these parts.

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