Question about 2004 Kia Rio
I only need to know how to set the time after installing the timing belt. I would greatly appreciate any help you could give me.
Before removing belt make sure intake and exhaust on cams are lined up then line up crankshaft mark once belt is off do not move either camshaft or crankshaft there is no setting if u need further help go to kgis.com
Posted on Feb 15, 2009
If you have not removed the distributor, generally, the timing should be as it was (assuming that you have properly indexed the belt pulleys.) Therefore, the engine should start and run after you finish the job.
If for some reason you did change the timing before the belt failed, set the crank pulley at "0" and check that the distributor rotor is pointing to #1 spark plug tower on the cap. This should be sufficient to get you in the "ballpark" Get a manual... if timing is adjustable it will be in there.(as well as lots of other useful stuff!)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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