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I had the timing belt replaced in my 95 toyota 4runner and the check engine light came on every since. The shop said nothing was wrong with the repair they did. The dealership I eventually took it to said they didnt get the harmonic balancer pulley installed correctly which resulted in scoring on crankshaft and timing was off for awhile. Would this cause overheating and damage to head gasket?

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  • heidi_bird Jun 25, 2009

    Thank you! How am I going to prove it? Any suggestions?

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Absolutley, and engine firing either premeturely or late can cause damage.

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  • bwwatson Jun 27, 2009

    sounds like you have all the proof you need. Just get the dealership shop manager to verify it was installed incorrectly. Maybe even get a written statement from them. Carry the letter from the dealership to the shop that did the faulty work and threaten legal action unless they make the repairs.

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