It might be stuck on there so you may have to pry it off, but once its loose just wiggle it along the studs to slide it off. Sorry for not responding to questions about sources sooner! I'm not saying its a good idea, in my mind it just seems impractical to replace all the hoses on the vehicle at such a relatively low mileage from a modern vehicle reliability standpoint. Problems at every single mileage. Alternator sat aside in engine bay. With tension relieved, the timing belt can be removed from the engine. Place your order now for a replacement Toyota water pump on our easy to use website. The kit also came with cam seals.
I did a lot of research on this before committing to doing it myself. First things first, drain the oil and coolant, there is a small white wing nut on the bottom Driver's side of the radiator, just turn that loose a few turns until you get a small stream remember to leave the radiator cap off for good ventilation, also while you're down there on the passenger side two hoses will be clipped to the fan shroud; unclip this to make life easier later. This article applies to the. A lot of the hoses I've seen on many customer's cars tend to be in great condition. Should look something similar to this after you've taken the air intake, unclipped the Throttle Body and tucked them behind to clear up the work space. Matched set for this vehicles application.
Removal of several engine components requires you to work from underneath the truck. Remove nuts, thermostat housing, gasket and thermostat. Maybe it's time for a replacement and you can click here to learn how to do it. After the belt is aligned, install the tensioner and pull the pin to set tension on the belt. Then, place a drain pan under the radiator's drain plug before removing the plug and catching the coolant. Once compressed, a small screwdriver, nail, or screw can be placed in the hole to act as a stop and maintain compression.
I haven't returned to this writeup in a while, and I wasn't getting notifications when responses were posted. When I did mine I installed new radiator hoses, heater hoses, oil cooler coolant hoses and new coolant hoses to the throttle body. I was trying to warn people about the dealer but you just want to bust balls, you did, I hope you are happy. I could not see putting 9 year old hoses back on and it was easy to do with everything removed on the front of the engine. I found it is easier if you put the belt on before tighting the tensior even with the pin installed. For Andru1d- the kit itself did not include a new tensioner.
Step 5 — Remove serpentine belt Remove the serpentine belt by turning the tensioner pulley counter-clockwise to release belt tension. Tighten everything back up, you're good to go! All of our staff members who answer the phones at Parts. Essentially, the liquid enters via the cylinder head. I used a new gasket and put a little silacone on the out side of the factory sealer on the metal gasket, I think it called flipg. Mine looked good, so I didn't replace them. Removing crank shield with crank sensor ring located behind.
Text: Video: The text version from m3pink was my primary manual, and it is very well written. There are maintenance items that can often be stretched or extended, but the timing belt is essential to engine functionality and regular maintenance is prudent. That says nothing about quality, but has everything with reality. I did create a word doc attached since his format did not print cleanly. Balancer removal using balancer removal tool.
This is what we use for timing belts and timing chains to provide tension on them, screw that noise about whimpy springs! Step 4 — Remove fan The fan is held in place by 4 nuts. No that's the new water pump installed already in the following picture, my before picture was too blurry. A peek under the hood of a Toyota Tundra will quickly prove that the V-type engines equipped in the Japanese trucks are much more complex than their American counterparts. Remove the belt from all other accessory pulleys and set the belt aside. Install the mechanism to the tensioner assembly and remove stop to allow the tensioner mechanism to apply pressure and tension the timing belt. Tap with a rubber mallet to free the tube.
Let me know if any other questions come up. Basically Timing Belt, Water Pump, Transmission Fluid Flush, ect. Step 10 — Reassembly Installation is the reverse of removal. Connect a piece of tubing to the nipple and loosen the plug using a 10mm socket. This step was covered in the video. This is indicated with a circular knob? If you're water pump was leaking like mine you'll see a giant crusty blob on the driver's end of the pump in a nook on the block webbing. This will leave you with the water pump! Cats and dogs are attracted to the ethylene glycol in the antifreeze and if they drink it, it could be fatal.
Any way needs to be replaced. I bought a Toyota because I thought I wouldn't need an extended warranty. After the first three nuts have been removed, wedge a screwdriver between the pulley and stud s to hold the fan in place to allow the final nut to be removed. If it doesn't you now have an example of a stretched belt happens to everyone so don't feel self-conscious! After spending quite a while searching the thread I didn't find a write-up on the process surprisingly, I thought someone else did one already , so based on your guys enthusiastic support I'll do a write up! I have read some have a hole in which it can be locked with in place with a pin to remove the tensioner. When I did mine I installed new radiator hoses, heater hoses, oil cooler coolant hoses and new coolant hoses to the throttle body.
Water pump pipe O-ring installed. The pump and the drivebelts need to be replaced. The following does not apply to 2005+ V6 engines and 2007+ 5. Also, it was not mentioned which coolant to use. With the tension relieved, slide the belt off of the tensioner pulley and carefully release the tensioner. I'm glad that I did it myself, and I hope that this helps anybody considering doing it yourself to save money or to get a better understanding of your engine.