my rav 4 has 60000 miles should i have the timing belt relaced on 2003 Toyota RAV4

timing belt replacement

by in Lancaster, NY on August 16, 2012
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3 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , August 16, 2012
yes it sould be replaced around that mileage
ANSWER by , August 16, 2012
timing belts are due at between 60k and 90k look in your owners book
COMMENT by , August 16, 2012
As stated , if possible check the owners manual. Judging from your mileage/age of vehicle stated , you don't drive a lot. I would recommend water pump and seal inspection and if in doubt replace them so your not paying again in six months , to pull it all apart again to replace any of them. Many shops (including dealers) are now quoting prices for timing belt jobs and not including anything but simple t-belt replacement (no seals etc.) and many consumers end up finding out the hard way , that inexpensive is not always 'inexpensive'.
ANSWER by , June 21, 2015
2003 is a timing chain not a belt