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1996 Toyota Camry Question: Should the Water Pump be replaced at the same time the timming belt is replaced

 

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Visitor, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Lake Ariel, PA, April 19, 2011, 12:45

does the water pump have to be replaced at the same time the timming belt is replaced

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    Visitor, April 19, 2011, 12:46

    good insurance

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    mastertech6371 April 19, 2011, 12:49
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    when the timing belt is removed, the pump is right there. when the new belt is installed the the tension is greater, there is a high possibility of the bearing failing. that is why it is always reccomended to replace the pump.

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    Roy

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