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How I can set the timing on a 1996 Silverado Z71?

I want to know how I can set the timing on my 1996 Silverado Z71.

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An OBDll compliant scan tool is required for this procedure. With the ignition off install scan tool to the data link connector. [found inside vehicle, drivers side below dash] start the engine and bring the vehicle to operating temperture. Monitor cam ****** on scan tool. If cam ****** is between -2 degrees and +2 degrees the distributor is properly adjusted. If cam ****** is not between -2 degrees and +2 degrees the distrubtor must be adjusted. With the engine off loosen the distributor hold-down bolt. Start the engine and check cam ****** reading, rotate the distrubtor counterclockwise to compensate for a negative reading and clockwise to compensate for a positive reading. Momentarily raise the engine speed to over 1000 rpm and check cam ****** reading. If the proper reading is not achieved repeat steps 7 and 8. When the proper reading has been achieved tighten the distributor hold-down bolt and disconnect the scan tool.

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Read the manual.

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  • jeremy474 Jun 15, 2011

    what manual, boy genius??

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