Having problems with your Toyota Camry ?
Mechanic said my water pump was wearing out and that when I replaced it I would have to replace the drive chain because the water pump runs off the drive chain. this poor women doesn't want to be taken.
The water pump is connected to the main crank shaft of the engine, by a shaft. Usually a splined shaft. The timing chain is a whole nuther issue. It is totally segregated, behind the water pump. The timing chain drives the components at the top of the engine. If your mechanic told you that you need your drive chain replaced, ask him which bicycle shop he learned at, and find another mechanic.
Somebodies B/S'n Her, the water pump works off the main serpentine belt that also drives the alternator,P/S pump, etc, the only chain may be the interior sealed timing "CHAIN" watch'em they're after you
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