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Sir. 2000 toyota with the 4 cylinder engine. Timing Belt

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Sir. 2000 toyota with the 4 cylinder engine. Timing Belt Broke. It this engine one of those that does not mess up the valves and such or not. My 1995 toyota was one that did not mess up valves if the timing Belt Broke. I was wondering?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.

Your 2000 Toyota has a non-interference engine. This means the valves do not hit the pistons when the timing belt breaks. Make sure to check the water pump when replacing the belt. If the water pump bearings are failing, it will take out the new belt.