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Do you recommend changing the water pump while changing the

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Hey, do you recommend changing the water pump while changing the timing belt & tensioner/idler on my mint 2000 4Runner? It has 202k now; the belt & waterpump were last changed at 160k, 4 yrs ago. No leaks or issues at present. Thanks!
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If you changed the water pump at 160,000 K and you now only have 202 ,000 K then there is no good reason to change is again with only 42,000 K on it especially if you have no leaks and or issues. Doing so at this time would be a waste of money. You should be fine by not doing so as long as you are sure there are no issues.

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