MONTERO Gen3 - OEM Timing Belt Kit

Luso Overland

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Product Overview


Year Model Generation Engine Quantity Per Vehicle
2001-2006 Montero Gen3 3.5L V6, 3.8L V6 1


100% OEM Parts
Monteros have timing belt driven interference engines that require a timing belt service every 60,000 miles. The 2nd most common reason that we see Monteros end up in junkyards (#1 being collision damage) is a blown engine resulting from a timing failure. Furthermore, we have seen countless failures of cheap aftermarket timing belt parts.
It is imperative to use only OEM parts for this service so we've gone ahead and put together the only 100% OEM Gen3 Timing Belt Kit that includes all 7 items that should always be replaced. Aside from having the correct parts, it's also crucial that these parts are installed correctly. That's why we include a copy of the Factory Service Manual instructions as well as AISIN's instruction sheet in every kit.
Kit Contents: 
1x Timing Belt
1x Hydraulic Tensioner
1x Water Pump Kit with 2 gaskets & small o-ring
1x Tensioner Pulley
1x Idler Pulley
1x Large Coolant Pipe O-ring 
1x Thermostat Housing Gasket 
1x FSM Instructions
1x AISIN Instruction sheet
Additional Recommended Items (not included in this kit) - Parts that are often a good idea to replace while doing a timing belt service:
  • Revised Crank bolt & Washer - If your Montero is still running with the original defective crank bolt, now is the time to get that out of there!
  • Tensioner Pulley Preload Tool - Special tool required for correct timing belt kit installation
  • Front Camshaft Seal  - A common oil leak point, we recommend replacing these at least every other timing belt job (120,000 miles), (Quantity 2 per vehicle)
  • Front Crankshaft Seal - Not as common of a leak point as the camshaft seals, but worth replacing every 2nd or 3rd timing belt job (120-180,000 miles)
  • The following parts can be reused indefinitely but often get damaged during removal when trying to get to the crankshaft seal. So it's handy to have new ones on hand in case that happens so the job doesn't come to a standstill:
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor - We recommend replacing this sensor every 3rd timing belt service (180,000 miles).
  • Thermostat (NM 2001-2002) (NP 2003-2006) - We believe in replacing the thermostat any time any major cooling system work is done or at the very least, everytime you replace your coolant (usually every 5 years/100,000 miles).
  • Radiator Hoses - Replace every 5 years/60,000 miles or if any signs of failure are present such as cracking, leaking, bloating, or collapsing.
  • Radiator Cap (NM 2001-2002) (NP 2003-2006) - A properly functioning radiator cap is an important but often overlooked part of a vehicle's cooling system.
  • Accessory Drive Belt - Inspect your drive belt for cracks/wear. This is a great time to replace it since it has to come off anyway to do the timing belt job, so there is no extra labor involved.