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Timing Belt Replacement Estimate for Toyota Tercel

Toyota Tercel Timing Belt Replacement costs $342 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$244 to $437
Labor: $119 -$232
Parts: $125 -$205
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$409 to 681
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$298 to 498
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1990 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.73 - $1008.81
1996 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$557.70Shop/Dealer Price$691.01 - $1022.01
1991 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.79 - $1008.91
1997 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$557.70Shop/Dealer Price$690.96 - $1021.93
1982 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$540.14Shop/Dealer Price$668.05 - $973.31
1989 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.71 - $1008.78
1988 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$456.14Shop/Dealer Price$561.78 - $783.41
1986 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$418.70Shop/Dealer Price$516.38 - $730.66
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Timing Belt Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Timing Belt all about?

The timing belt is a rubber belt located in the engine compartment behind the drive belts. Its job is to keep the crankshaft in sync with the camshaft(s), ensuring the proper timing and operation of the engine valves and therein, the engine.

Timing Belt

Keep in mind:

  • When replacing a timing belt, also replace the water pump, tensioner, and pulleys.
  • If the pulleys and tensioners should fail after only replacing the belt, it can cause valve or piston damage and lead to more expensive repairs, in order to have the engine run properly. It is therefore essential to replace the whole set.
  • We only replace the water pump if it is driven by the timing belt (true for 60% of the cars).

How it's done:

  • Remove accessories needed to gain access to engine timing cover.
  • Remove engine timing cover, inspect timing belt and pulleys for needed parts.
  • Remove and replace timing belt, water pump, pulleys, and tensioners.
  • Reinstall timing cover and all removed parts.
  • Start engine and check for proper engine operation and engine timing, as well as for cooling system leaks.

Our recommendation:

Follow the maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer and replace the timing belt as recommended. The timing belt drives the water pump in 60% of the cars. The labor cost of replacing the water pump is significantly higher than the cost of the pump. While replacing the timing belt, it is cost effective to replace the water pump. We highly recommend replacing the timing belt pulleys and tensioners. The tensioner applies pressure to the timing belt keeping it tight, while the pulleys keep the timing belt in line. These components are sealed units that contain bearings (they cannot be lubricated on a regular basis). The bearings wear out over time and may seize, causing the timing belt to come off, which can cause major internal engine damage.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Timing Belt?

  • Abnormal squeaking coming from the timing cover area.
  • If the timing belt breaks, the car will not start.

How important is this service?

Ignoring the replacement of a timing belt as a part of scheduled maintenance, could result in major engine failure down the road. You should not wait for your timing belt to break, it must be serviced regularly.

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Joe

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Joe
39 years of experience
Very professional and knowledgable. Great job
1999 TOYOTA 4RUNNER - TIMING BELT - NEW PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA

Rodney

32 years of experience
296 reviews
Rodney
32 years of experience
I booked an appointment with Rodney for a timing belt, water pump, and primary belt(s) replacement service on my 2003 Toyota Tundra. The appointment was scheduled for 8am, and Rodney showed up right on time. From start to finish Rodney provided excellent customer service and great technical ability. I would not hesitate to utilize Rodney again, in fact I plan on setting up my next service for my other vehicle very soon and specifically asking for Rodney. If your on the fence about utilizing this service for your automobile service needs, rest assured that with Rodney as your service technician you will be completely at ease.
2003 TOYOTA TUNDRA - TIMING BELT - VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA

Joseph

29 years of experience
285 reviews
Joseph
29 years of experience
Thank you so much for your hard work! You did an awesome job on my car it's running great!
2000 TOYOTA CAMRY - TIMING BELT - MESQUITE, TEXAS

Emmette

32 years of experience
214 reviews
Emmette
32 years of experience
Emmette came on time. He took time and did a very thorough job with my Sienna at my house. He changed timing belt, water pump, thermostat, AC/drive belts, and also performed transmission fluid service. Great services. I would definitely use him again in the future.
2004 TOYOTA SIENNA - TIMING BELT - BURKE, VIRGINIA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1990 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.73 - $1008.81
1996 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$557.70Shop/Dealer Price$691.01 - $1022.01
1991 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.79 - $1008.91
1997 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$557.70Shop/Dealer Price$690.96 - $1021.93
1982 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$540.14Shop/Dealer Price$668.05 - $973.31
1989 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$560.14Shop/Dealer Price$692.71 - $1008.78
1988 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$456.14Shop/Dealer Price$561.78 - $783.41
1986 Toyota TercelL4-1.5LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$418.70Shop/Dealer Price$516.38 - $730.66
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