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How about a timing belt!!! not easy keep in mind you should consider changing your water pump and cam shaft seal these are well known to go at 80-100 thou km it would be a shame to see you do all this work and a week or two later strip it all down again just to change a $6.00 seal or a water pump that is on the same drive as that timing belt!! you have a job on your hands do you have timing experience prior to your attempted? I just did mine!!I do you have a impact gun and finger pullers for crank shaft pulley removal a harmonic puller won't help you any! be sure to have your timing marks bang on the cam shaft gear and crank shaft pulley these valves will bend if it jumps!hope this helps.

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04 (2.3L) ill take a wild guess and say, you might be fiddling the cam
and doing something there, new cam, new lifters, new chain, new head, ? what?
FSM means factory service manual, ever heard of one?

the FSM is just lousy 4 bucks why not read that first. and not mess it up.

you said SET, so i can only assume its all apart. right then
you want to Instal the chain and time it, right so here are the fsm steps
no photos. log in and read the FSM for that.
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  2. Install crankshaft timing sprocket as shown in figure.
  3. Apply oil to bush of idler sprocket and install idler sprocket and sprocket shaft.
  4. Install first timing chain by aligning dark blue plate of first timing chain and match mark on idler sprocket.
  5. Bring yellow plate of first timing chain into match with match mark on crankshaft timing sprocket.
  6. Apply engine oil to sliding surface of timing chain tensioner and then install it as shown in figure. Tighten tensioner nut to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  7. With latch of tensioner adjuster No.1 returned and plunger pushed back into body, insert stopper into latch and body. After inserting it, check to make sure that plunger will not come out.
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  9. Pull out stopper from adjuster No.1.
  10. Apply engine oil to sliding surface of timing chain guide No.1 and then install it. Tighten guide bolts to 6.5 ft. lbs. (9 Nm).
  11. Check that dark blue and yellow plates of first timing chain are in match with match marks on sprockets respectively.
  12. Install second timing chain as follows:
    • Check that match mark on crank timing sprocket is in match with timing mark on lower crankcase.
    • Check that arrow mark on idler sprocket faces upward.
    • Check that knock pins of intake and exhaust camshafts are aligned with timing marks on cylinder head.
    • Install second timing chain by aligning yellow plate of second timing chain and match marks on idler sprocket.
    • Install sprockets to intake and exhaust camshafts by aligning dark blue plate of second timing chain, match marks on intake sprocket and exhaust sprocket respectively. NOTE As an arrow mark is provided on both sides, camshaft timing sprocket has no specific installation direction.

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  • Push back plunger into tensioner body and hold it at the position by inserting stopper into body.
  • Install timing chain tensioner adjuster No.2 with new gasket. Tighten the timing chain tensioner adjuster No. 2 bolts to 8 ft. lbs. (11 Nm) and No. 2 nut to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
  • Pull out stopper from timing chain tensioner adjuster No.2.
  • Turn crankshaft two rotations clockwise then align timing mark on crankshaft and timing mark on cylinder block.
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  • Apply oil to timing chains, tensioner, tensioner adjusters, sprockets, and guides.
  • Install timing chain cover. Reverse removal sequence to install timing chain cover noting the following points:
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      • "B": Sealant 99000-31140
    • Apply sealant amount to the following areas.
      • "a": 0.12 inches (3mm)
      • "b": 0.08 inches (2mm)
      • "c": 0.24 inches (6mm)
      • "d": 0.63 inches (16mm)
      • "e": 0.55 inches (14mm)
      • "f": 2.56 inches (65mm)
      • "g": 2.87 inches (73mm)
      • "h": 0.16 inches (4mm)
    • Apply engine oil to oil seal lip, then install timing chain cover. Tighten bolts and nut to 8 ft. lbs. (11 Nm).
      NOTE Before installing timing chain cover, check that pin is securely fitted.
    • Before installing timing chain cover, check that pin is securely fitted.
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  • Install alternator belt tensioner. Tighten bolts to 18.5 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  • Install cylinder head cover with new gaskets and seal washers and tighten nuts to 8 ft. lbs. (11 Nm).
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  • Install engine assembly.
  • Install all remaining components in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
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