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timing belts or chains on corollas
August 6, 2009
I'm looking to buy a used car and am a bit confused on whether they have timing belts or chains. Did the corollas have belts up till 1997 and then go to timing chains??


August 7, 2009#1
Correct, starting with the 1998 model year (8th generation Corolla) - they switched to a new engine family (ZZ series instead of the A-series) which implemented timing chains instead of a timing belt.

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