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Belt or chain in a 2005 Toyota Avensis?

Does my 2005 year Toyota Avensis have a timing belt or a timing chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Leigh Willyams (Dunedin ) - Tue, 01 Oct 2019 05:21

Shane O' Donoghue Answered by: Shane O' Donoghue - Complete Car Advisor - @Shane_O_D


Hi Leigh,

It depends on the engine. There's a timing chain in the 1.6, 1.8, 2.0 and 2.4-litre petrol engines and a timing belt in the 2.0-litre diesels. The 2.2 diesel, which only went into production in 2005, has a timing chain.

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