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How to set the timing on a mazda mpv 2001

I rebuild my mazda mpv 2001 engine...set the timing to the marks on the chain and shaft, but u dont no what position the cam shafts must be position. Please help me. thank you.

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on the following LINK. It has the Timing Belt and Mark(s) Diagrams you will need.
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Theres (if mounted correct!) two MARKS on the sprockets~these fit with the bright links on the chain~just in case anybody else needs it...

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please forgive me but as iam getting older my memory isnt what it was but i seem to remember two slots in the back of the cam but it could be a mark on the rear cam cap,if not sure here then do it with no timing marks -- its easy make sure no1 piston is down halfway so valves clear pistons then look at the cams and start with the inlet no1 which should be just closed and the cam lobe moving away from the tappet ,and now the exhaust will be coming around to make contact with the tappet ,then look on the cam /cam caps keyway or whatever for anything resembling the timing marks .Sorry i just do so many makes of vehicle i cannot remember them all i just use my 6 yrs or motor vehicle technicians course ,although its all out of date now the basics are still the same and i apply this basic to any vehicle and it always works .right last question this one iam off to cultivate the garden and relay my irrigation pipes

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Testimonial: "that is very helpful info I just want to thank you for your help I wasn't sure of the marks because it has intake and exhaust marks "

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