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CAM SHAFT MARKS 2002 SATURN VUE 3.0L

THERE ARE 2 MARKS ON EACH CAM SPROCKET, WITCH ONE DO I USE, PICS ARE UNCLEAR, CAR CAME IN WITH TENIONER BROKEN?????? BARRY THANKS

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This is a pretty tough timing belt job to do if you have never done one before. There is also a kit of tools that are essential to getting the timing right on this engine. The cams are numbered 1-2-3-4 from left to right if you are facing the cam sprockets. If the tensioner was broken and the engine came out of time you are probably looking at at least a few bent valves. Could be time well spent to perform a leakdown test before you spend too much time on installing a timing belt.

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    Fig. 2: Checking the silent shafts for proper positioning 89573g94.gif
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