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#578125 - 03/24/06 04:32 AM Toyota Non- interference Engines ??
jarmstrong Offline


Registered: 09/03/03
Posts: 137
Loc: mass
I'm just curious what toyota engines are non-interference.

Mostly I am concerned about my wife's 4.7L Tundra and my sister's 97 1.6L prizm/corolla.

I have heard that the 1.6l is a non-interference mtor, but I want to know for sure that it is. My sister has 93k on her corolla (she didn't realize that it had a belt)and I would like to put it off for a couple of weeks until I move into my new house, which has a garage.

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#578126 - 03/24/06 06:45 PM Re: Toyota Non- interference Engines ??
Drew99GT Offline


Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21544
Loc: Colorado Springs
See my post here about the Corolla The Tundra has a chain; most, if not all Toyotas with timing chains are interferance I believe.

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#578127 - 03/25/06 03:31 AM Re: Toyota Non- interference Engines ??
jarmstrong Offline


Registered: 09/03/03
Posts: 137
Loc: mass
tundra v8 does not have a chain, it's a belt. the new 4.0 v6 has a chain

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#578128 - 03/25/06 05:30 AM Re: Toyota Non- interference Engines ??
Hirev Offline


Registered: 01/18/03
Posts: 1198
Loc: Oregon
The 4.7L 2UZ-FE Tundra up thru 2004 uses a timing belt and is an interference engine. The 05 on up 4.7L 3UZ-FE VVT-I Tundra uses a chain so it depends on what year.

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#578129 - 03/26/06 04:39 AM Re: Toyota Non- interference Engines ??
Scooby Offline


Registered: 03/27/03
Posts: 465
Loc: Cleveland, GA
FYI

Just don't think that if you have a chain...you are safe either. I had a 1994 Toyota 22re (chain). The chain broke at 66,621 miles while going 75mph. And yes, the CHAIN broke at the link, not the guides!!

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