this car is higher miles. 150,000+
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2002 Toyota Camry
Question: how often does timing belt need replacement?
Answer #1Visitor, September 21, 2010, 13:22
depends on the manufacturer most are 90-110,000. have seen some that you must check @ 60,000 intervals .not something you want to break on a trip. especially if you have an interference engine.
Answer #2Greg-Julia from Auburn Foreign & Domestic Car, September 21, 2010, 15:50Journeyman
a 2.4 engine is a diesel. That engine requires replacement every 100,000 miles. If you have a 2.2 gas engine they sould be replaced every 90,000 miles or 72 months. Hope this helps!
Answer #3DANIELLE BRAKE AND AUTO from Brake and Auto & Transmission Specialist, September 27, 2010, 18:23Technician
I would change timing belt asap!!!!!
Visitor, October 14, 2010, 09:39
The 2.4L 4 cylinder Camry from 2002 does not use a timing belt, but a timing chain. (The 6 cylinder has a belt.) Unlike belts that need to be changed on Toyota's at 90K miles, the chain may just need occasional adjustment. (BTW, there is no diesel option in a 2002 Camry, as another person mentioned.)
Answer #5Visitor, January 17, 2011, 10:08
The 2002 Camry DOES NOT have a timing belt!!!! It has a timing CHAIN and unless car was wrecked you won't need to replace it. One thing Toyota did right.