Replacing timing belt,Sienna 1998: 1.Disconnect battery (-) cable and plastic wiper washer cowl assembly 2.Remove spark plugs and put all wirings,cables out of the way 3.Drain coolant (cold) and remove upper hose 4.remove front right tire and wheel plastic fender apron 5.jack up engine under oil pan with rubber,towel or wood slightly 6.remove right engine support rod and its bracket 7.remove all drive belts.Examine condition;Label if re-using 8.remove plastic upper timing belt cover & gasket 9.remove crankshaft pulley bolt-use the ff. methods: a.air impact wrench or Toyota Special service tool-best b.chain wrench on pulley then breaker bar/socket on bolt-good c.open fly wheel cover,jam screwdriver on gear teeth then unbolt-tough d.breaker bar/socket on bolt, jam bar tip on floor, lower car then "start" engine -smart 10.remove pulley by hand or use carefully 2 prybars then remove plastic lower T.B.coverand gasket 11.reinstall bolt and turn engine clockwise to align timing marks:one on each camshaft sprocket and one on the crankshaft sprocket 12.remove T.B. tensioner spring-2 bolts loosen alternately then keep upright 13.remove crankshaft sprocket guard then the sprocket, then the belt. 14.Examine belt condition for damage and correct cause of damage if any 15.remove idler T.B.pulleys & check for smooth operation/contamination/leak 16.check all oil seals, water pump leaks,etc 17.Check T.B.tensioner spring for oil leak and tension by pressing push rod against hard object-there should be no movement or leak 18.Compress push rod using vise, align rod hole with outer hole then insert small nail, pin or wire to keep it there then reinstall along with other parts removed 19.Install T.B.carefully.No twist, stretch,prying ,oil, moisture, bending 20.Handturn engine 720 deg.clockwise, feel for resistance , and then see timing marks still re-align 21.Reinstall plastic covers and gaskets,drive belts.etc in reverse order 21.
I have a 2001 Toyota Sienna and was told at the dealership that it needed changing. They quoted $349.00. Ouch!
The 3.3 liter V6 in a 2005 Toyota Sienna has a timing BELT
No , the 3.3 liter V6 engine in a 2005 Toyota Sienna has a timing BELT
The 2007 Toyota Sienna V6 has a timing chain. It does not require maintenance.
It has a timing belt. Only 2007 & newer Sienna have a timing chain.
it has a timing belt...
Yes , the 3.3 liter V6 engine in a 2006 Toyota Sienna has a timing BELT
The timing of a 2004 Toyota Sienna should at approximately 75,000 miles. Failure to replace the timing belt at the appropriate time can result in costly engine failure.
Change it at 90,000 miles.
how much does it cost to replace the timing belt in a 1998 Toyota sienna.
I think it is recommended at 90k.
The 3.0 liter V6 in a 1998 Toyota Sienna is a NON INTERFERENCE engine according to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etc. )
Official: 100,000miles Non-official:200,000miles.
Toyota recommends replacing the belt every 100,000 miles.
I would replace the water pump, 2 idlers, tensioner and 3 seals (2 on cam and 1 on crank shaft).
All sienna 2008 or older have timing belts. It easy to tell look at you sienna and see if there a timing belt cover. that covers the cylinder head. All vehicles that use timing chains are enclosed and not cover is showned. Since the timing chain is always be lubericate by the engine oil all the time. That's why it not exposed.
it's no more timing belts on Sienna's since 2008.It's timing chain
The water pump is driven by the timing belt.
Timing chain is usually replaced at 200K.
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Yes Change the timing belt before it breaks. !00K or sooner
Change it every 90,000 miles.