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Usually there is a tensioner to to keep the timing belt in its place. When it is stretched too much then it need to be relaced. It seems like the belt need replaced. It is a simple task for someone knw what is supposed to do. Otherwise, putting back incorrrectly, the engine can't be started since the Top dead Center is not alligned for timeing sequences. Hope it helps.
This is the same as a Ford Escort 1.9, the #1 cylinder should be all the way up. To confirm- the crak shift mark should be on zero which is Crank Shift Center- THe camshift sproket should align with the headmark. Make sure both marks don't move. Align the belt- not too tight , not to loose
first of all you say timing belt so i assume its a 2.0 litre. well you have to pull valve cover and install a special tool in back of both cams to lock them from moving,they are specified and offset so only one way the alignment tool is inserted in back of cams,looks like a metal ruler. you also have to install a blank plug to stop the crank at tdc,it hits counterweight and stops crank from rotating,also the key will be at 12oclock and a notch on balancer lined up on oilpan and 1 and 4 piston will be tdc. you will need the special tools or will may be a tooth off and thats bad to do it twice,also replaced tensioner when you do belt.
You don't mention replacing any tensioner bearing which if worn could be causing the belt to drift.
I would probably remove any covers and physically watch the belt to try to determine which of the surfaces on which the belt runs is at fault.
I think the belt is probably not that cheap so I hope you cure this soon.