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    Toyota Tacoma Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    All 4 cylinder Toyota Tacomas come with a timing chain and have an interference engine. V6 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and interference engines from 2005 to the present model year. V6 models from 1995 to 2004 have timing belts and non-interference engines.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference
    Toyota Tacoma 1995-2020All 4 Cylinder Enginestiming chaininterference
    2005 - 2020All V6 Enginestiming chaininterference
    1995 - 2004 All V6 Enginestiming beltnon-interference

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    Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

    2020 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2020 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 278 hp (2GR-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2019 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2019 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 278 hp (2GR-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2018 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2018 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 278 hp (2GR-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2017 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2017 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 278 hp (2GR-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2016 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2016 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 278 hp (2GR-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2015 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2015 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2014 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2014 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2013 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2013 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2012 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2012 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2011 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2011 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2010 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2010 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2009 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2009 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2008 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2008 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2007 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2007 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2006 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2006 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2005 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2005 Toyota Tacomas have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 159 hp (2TR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    4.0L V6 236 hp (1GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2004 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2004 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 2004 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    2003 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2003 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 2003 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    2002 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2002 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 2002 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    2001 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2001 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 2001 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    2000 Toyota Tacoma

    All 2000 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 2000 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1999 Toyota Tacoma

    All 1999 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 1999 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1998 Toyota Tacoma

    All 1998 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 1998 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1997 Toyota Tacoma

    All 1997 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 1997 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1996 Toyota Tacoma

    All 1996 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 1996 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1995 Toyota Tacoma

    All 1995 Toyota Tacomas 4 Cylinder engines have timing chains and are interference engines. The 1995 Tacoma V6 model has a timing belt and is a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 142 hp (2RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.7L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (3RZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.4L V6 190 hp (5VZ-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

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