Toyota Celica Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (1986 - 2005)

From the model year 1986 to 2005, the Toyota Celica has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. It also has both interference and non-interference engines.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Toyota Celica Timing Belt Or Chain (1986 - 2005)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2005 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
2004 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
2003 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
2002 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
2001 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
2000 1.8L timing chain interference lifetime
1999 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1998 1.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1998 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1997 1.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1997 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1996 1.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1996 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1995 1.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1995 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1994 1.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1994 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1993 1.6L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1993 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1993 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1992 1.6L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1992 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1992 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1991 1.6L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1991 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1991 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1990 1.6L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1990 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1990 2.2L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1989 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1988 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1987 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1986 2.0L timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1986 2.8L timing belt non-interference 60k miles

TimingBeltInfo.com is a website designed to quickly find the timing belt (or chain) information for your vehicle.

Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.