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When should the timing belt be replaced? Should the water pump be replaced at the same time?

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60,000 miles is recommended by Toyota/Lexus. Replacing the water pump is recommended because its driven by the timing belt. If not replaced and it fails in the future, you would have to re-do everything again!!

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I have a ford escort Zx2 2000 and my water pump is leaking bad I have lost pressure when I hit my gas pedal inorder to replace my gas pump do I have to replace my timing belt as well?


If the water pump is leaking, it needs replacement. Timing belt is replaced at certain mileage intervals . You can have the belt inspected by a garage. The timing belt does not have to be changed to replace the water pump. If a timing belt is changed, then it is standard procedure to change the water pump, since the water pump is removed when replacing the timing belt.

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Is santa fe 2009 water pump driven by timing belt? should water pump be replaced when timing belt is replaced? If water pump leaks will it destroy the valves?


whether it is driven by the belt depends on which motor you have in it, but it seems to me that yours probably is. standard practice is to replace the pump at the same time you replace the timing belt if it is indeed driven by the timing belt, and no, you will not harm your valves if your water pump is leaking, but if the water pump bearing fails and the belt shifts position then you will almost definitely bend your valves.

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Need to no after how many miles we have to change the timing belt


It is recommended that a timing belt should be change every 100,000km. Honda's and Acura's especially. Whenever the water pump is changed, it is also wise to change the timing belt too as it is all in one spot, and VS. In some cars, [Acura's], when the timing belt breaks, it also can tear your valves in your engine apart, so I hope that this answers your question

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Trailblazer won't start after water pump relacement


Many a times the problem occurs due to timing not adjusted,in many cases the timing belt also needs to be replaced while water pump replacing.
Or its also possible that water pump not replaced properly or timing got mistimed.
I suggest you to check few help links.-----------

For water pump replacement i suggest you to check the help link provided below.

click the link below :----

Water pump replacing procedure for all vehicles?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/11/water-pump-replacing-procedure-for-all.html
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HOW TO REPLACE A WATER PUMP

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-replace-water-pump.html

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How to route Water Pump Belt for 1992 Oldsmobile ?

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-route-water-pump-belt-for-1992.html

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How to replace Water Pump on Car ?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-replace-water-pump-on-acura-car.html

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How to Remove Water Pump?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-water-pump-on-toyota.html

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Where is Water Pump located ?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/where-is-water-pump-located-on-toyota.html

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Below is the master help link provided to go through belt routing diagram:---Timing belt, drive belt, serpentine belt, accessory belt, fan belt, engine belt routing diagrams for all types of car models?
Click the link below: ----

http://carbeltrouting.blogspot.in/2012/02/timing-beltdrive-beltserpentine.html
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Car not starting or turning over indicates towards multiple possibilities. It can be issue with battery or weak battery. But if battery checks out ok, then it can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure or no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty ignition coil or injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.


To confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required.


Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:------

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/car-starting-issues.html

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This will help.

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Timing belt maintenance interval for 2001 acura 3.2 CL


REPLACE TIMING BELT AT EVERY 60000 MILES INTERVAL.IF WATER PUMP FAIL FIRST REPLACE TIMING BELT WHEN YOU REPLACE WATER PUMP.BECAUSE BAD WATER PUMP WILL DAMAGE TIMING BELT.

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Dodge stratus 6 cyl 2005 not sure of engine size. I only want to advise my daughter on what she should do about replacing her water pump. Car seemed to be running fine but was losing coolant. Car was found...


It is common practice to replace the water pump when replacing the water pump also. If the timing belt has recently been replaced than it would not be necessary to replace it again. If the belt is original than it makes perfect sense to replace it when the water pump is replaced as the timing belt will need to be removed in order to replace the water pump. There is no additional labor coast just the additional parts cost of the timing belt.

When it is done you shouldn't have to worry about it for the next 100,000 miles or so.

If you don't replace it when you have the water pump replaced than down the road when the timing belt is due for service you will have to pay for all the labor costs again to replace the water pump.

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/jeremy_d728a59f986299fa

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Do you have to change the water pump when changing the timing belt/timing?


You don't have too, but not bad idea, the timing belt drives the water pump, if you just replace timing belt, and not water pump, water pump could go out and mess up the timing belt, now it has to be done all over again, timing belt, water pump and labor.

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Is it necessary to take the timming belt off to replace the water pump on a 1996 isuzu rodeo


3.2L engine, you will have to remove timing belt to replace water pump, your water pump is timing belt driven, I would replace timing belt while in there, good luck, hope this was very helpful.

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1994 accura integra how do you replace water pump without replacing timing belt


Hi:
Sorry, but the timing belt must come off to remove the water pump, because that is what spins the water pump.

Common sense says to replace the timing belt and tensioner when the water pump gets changed, and change the waterpump when you change the timing belt...

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2004 chrysler 300m 3.5L waterpump location and does it run off the timing belt/chain


Yes the water pump does run of the timing belt system.
Directly from the service manual:

The 3.5L water pump has a die cast aluminum
housing and a plastic swept vane impeller. It bolts
directly to the right rear timing belt cover using an
O-ring for sealing. The water pump is
driven by the engine timing belt.

REMOVAL
The water pump on all models can be replaced
without discharging the air conditioning system.
WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE PRESSURE CAP
WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND UNDER PRESSURE
BECAUSE SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN
OCCUR.

NOTE: It is normal for the water pump to weep a
small amount of coolant from the weep hole (black
stain on water pump body). Do not replace the
water pump if this condition exists. Replace the
water pump if a heavy deposit or a steady flow of
engine coolant is evident on water pump body from
the weep hole (shaft seal failure). Be sure to perform
a thorough analysis before replacing water
pump.

(1) Drain cooling system (Refer to 7 - COOLING -
STANDARD PROCEDURE).

(2) Remove accessory drive belts (Refer to 7 -
COOLING/ACCESSORY DRIVE/DRIVE BELTS -
REMOVAL).

NOTE: The water pump is driven by the timing belt.

(3) Remove engine timing belt (Refer to 9 -
ENGINE/VALVE TIMING/TIMING BELT AND
SPROCKETS - REMOVAL).

(4) Remove water pump mounting bolts (Fig. 31).
Note position of longer bolt for proper re-installation.

(5) Remove water pump body from engine

Here is link to get a factory service manual relatively cheap.
2004 Chrysler 300M Service Manual Covers every serviceable part.

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