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Cam seals ? The camshaft I presume from your reply has seals that are accessible when the timing belt is being changed. Is that the case?
Also what front crank seal ? Is the seal he changed a rear seal for the crankshaft and the other that he should change a front seal for the crankshaft at the front of the engine block?
You mentioned above "You should replace all the cam seals, crank seal on the front, water pump, tensioner, idler, and timing belt at the same time."
There was a bit of confusion when I referred to the "idler" and I was questioned if I was referring to the "drive belt idler" sometimes referred to as "tensioner" or "timing belt idler pulley."
I was told it was not necessary to change this item as it seldom goes bad and it would be a waste of money to do so. Could you clarify this terminology and explain if we are talking about the same thing i.e the "idler" to which you referred, why is it necessary to change it?
Thank you Bob. All is well. I have already got all of the parts. I'll get the timing belt idler pulley as well.
Your rating - excellent. Good luck to you.