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On a '94 GT Legacy Subaru i went to do the crank seal and loosened up the belt. The cam on the drivers side spun i went and re-aligned it to spring tension and it was about 10cm off the mark at sp

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EAsy just look for the timing mark which i think is on the back of the cam ,a slot on the end that should be horizontal with head face,but turn engine over by hand before you try to start it to ensure the valves clear

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SOURCE: hOW TO REPLACE THE TIMING BELT, TENSIONER,

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