Manual window regulators on both front doors failed twice - warranty fix 6. In my case, my prior car was breaking down and I couldn't wait any longer. I have been meaning to replace the timing belt. I've tried cleaning them up with toothpaste, which helps a little, but seems to need to be redone at fairly frequent intervals. Most timing belts should be changed every 60,000 miles. Establishing a case number with these corporate Toyota folks will help to ensure that this repair is done at no charge to you.
Corolla Owners of 4-cylinder Corollas from 1990 to 1997 will have a timing belt that needs to be replaced every 60k miles to avoid potential damage from a broken belt. Took it to the dealer and they replaced the relay. What if I decide not to fix this? Was the car purchased new by you or was a used car? It is located under the valve cover. If the chain broke - you will not neccessarily have to replace the short block unless a valve shattered on impact and chewed up the cylinder. Even then - you could have it machined out and sleeved. Sorry, I probably should have added that it was a pin that held the gear to which the timing chain attaches that apparantly broke.
The other day I was driving on the freeway when my car suddenly lurches and bit and then sputters to a stop. Found a solution by using black electrical tape on the vulnerable areas before the new gaskets wore out. Since then I've had all the recommended services and changes. In a well-maintained engine a timing chain can last up to 300,000 miles and even longer. Toyota is switching everything to chains because of the lower maintenance. Again this is assuming similar to regular Prius: there are over 20 bolts to install in the timing chain cover, with varying torque values. My 2009 has much softer pads that may solve.
Instead of taking advice from your friends about this issue, you need to begin to use the materials provided by Toyota, because the verdict of the car manufacturer is the only one that you can trust on issues like this. Modern cars are so complex that they will never be perfect in the first couple of months of production. After reading this nifty little article you will be in the know and can tell all your friends about your timing belt or chain… and visit the less often. Here are the issues: 1. I'm wondering if the 2009 corolla with 1.
I wouldn't be thrilled by having to install a timing belt at the side of the road although I'm sure I could do it. Timing belts are made of rubber and often have fiberglass or Kevlar woven in for extra strength. The engine does not get removed. When I had my dealer replace my neutral override switch in my corolla 2009 , I also asked them to look into a problem that was noticeable lately. The simple answer is No, it is not. As the Corolla name has been applied to so many different cars, the best thing to do is check the engine identif … ication and follow-up with a good parts catalog. Neglect by the previous owner dirty oil, dirty air filter 2.
Some folks recommend changing this belt every 4 years. Make a little more sense? A mis-shift, maybe - but burnouts will kill the tranny before they weaken anything else. If you decide not to get this repair done, I would suggest getting rid of the car sooner, rather than later. A timing belt is a toothed belt made of high-quality rubber; it runs outside of the engine, covered by a protective cover. I'm wondering if the 2009 corolla with 1. Toyota is switching everything to chains because of the lower maintenance. Consider if you will have the ability to tow it home though.
If you don't know what you are doing, take it to an expert. Improved material in the 05 but still no cigar. If damage occurs, it takes an extensive amount of time to remove the head, plus costly repairs involve replacing misshapen valves, which could bend as the piston hits the valves when the belt breaks. Most new corolla's have chains. Highlander Highlanders manufactured from 2001 to 2007 with a V6 engine require a new belt every 60k miles. The response given to my query is why I asked.
Even then - you could have it machined out and sleeved. A worn timing chain, guides or chain tensioner can also cause variety of noises originating from the timing chain cover area of the engine. As the Corolla name has been applied to so many different cars, the best thing to do is check the engine identification and follow-up with a good parts catalog. Also, if this just turns out to be a defect on the part of the engine, is there any recourse I can take with Toyota to help pay for the damages? The brake job also included a brake fluid flush. I was hoping to get some mechanical advice not flame war started over 3k oil change or not. The belt can also just deteriorate from constant heat cycles, elements, oil deposits, etc. And yes I would do the water pump at 60,000 just to be safe and it is cheaper to do when you do the timing belt.