IF THE WATER PUMP,CAM AND CRANK OIL SEALS,COOLING SYSTEM FLUSH,THERMOSTAT,DRIVE BELTS,IDLERS AND TENSIONERS SHOULD ALSO BE CHANGED WHEN I WANT TO CHANGE THE TIMING BELT.ANY FIGURE HOW MUCH WILL IT COST ME??THANKS..DOES IT REALLY NEED TO CHANGE THESE ALL?
TIMING BELT on 2000 Toyota RAV4
by bugan in Huntington Beach, CA on April 03, 2011
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ANSWER by Superbob on April 05, 2011
Usually by the time the t-belt is ready for replacement, the water pump, cam and crank seals are due. I'd recommend drive belts, too. the coolant will have to be changed when you replace the water pump. I don't think there's any need for a coolant 'flush,' or thermostat replacement, under typical circumstances. It's probably a $500 to $650 job, depending on who does the work, local labor rates, and parts prices. If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you: https://repairpal.com/directory?address=92647&car_brand_names=Toyota
COMMENT by Visitor on April 07, 2011
thanks,brought it to a shop...$600 to fix it,
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