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Were is marks timing position
I assume timing belt and that you have the Ford engine not the Mazda 1.8L used in tghe GT
. disconnect negative side of the battery
2. place cylinder no.1 TDC compression stoke
3. remove drive belt and tensioner
4. remove timing belt cover
5. raise and support car
6. remove right front tire and splash shield
7. remove crankshaft pulley
8. align timing marks
9. loosen timing belt tensioner
10. remove timing belt
water pump should be check and replaced too
Posted on Nov 04, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hello pamgolmon: My name is Roger and i will answer your question. The 2-0 dual cam engine is a interference engine. This means if the engine jumps time at the timing belt. It will bend the valves. As for the timing marks on the camshafts. Their are no marks to be located. To set the timing marks on this engine requires special tools. This makes it expensive for not only the do it yourself mechanic but also the repair shops also. If the valves were bent you must pull the head for the repairs also.
I know this is not the answer you were hoping for but it is the only answer to give. Please rate the quality of the answer as this way we know your answer was correct. Please just ask if you need further help. Thank You for using Fix Ya. Roger
Posted on Sep 09, 2009
SOURCE: timing mark
Cam has a "V". Crank has a keyway. Both should be directly on top of the pullys toward the top of the engine. This is an interference engine. Do not force. After replacing the timing belt, turn the crank by ratchet (clockwise) two complete turns to assure. Should feel some resistence but not more than you can easily overcome. If it stops dead and you KNOW it's "just not right" you are 180 out and need to start over.
Posted on May 11, 2009
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