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1998 toyota rav4

Does this model have a timing belt or a timing chain? if belt, should tensioner etc be changed at same time? at what mileage should this be done?

any other things I should be aware of before purchasing one? like something to look for as in problem?

thanks from Charlotte

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Every 60000 miles the belt should be changed but i have a tercel that has 160000 miles and i only changed it twice. but i check the belt to see if it is cracked or going bad

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