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Will I be fine if I waited until I hit around 90,000 miles to change the timing belt/water pump on my 2004 Lexus? I asked on Reddit and I got mixed answers with the majority saying I should be fine if I followed the maintenance schedule, unless the timing belt show signs of cracking or loosening.
 

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What model? I will move this to the appropriate folder so you can get more attention.
 

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If its original, then change it. Most 04 Lexus models with a timing belt are interference. That means if something happens and the belt breaks or strips, you will have major engine damage.
 

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You are gonna get mixed answers here. Given that it is 15 years old, now would be a good time to get it replaced. You can keep running with it as is but that is a risk that you have to be willing to take.
 

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I have only owned one car that had a belt and not a chain and that was a 95 Civic EX 2dr. I waited until about 100,000 miles to do the timing belt and water pump.
 
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