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Timming gear and belt

I had to remove the gear were the timming belt go's on.
And some how my timming so out of timming.
How do line up the marks on the gears. Were are my timming marks.And how do I set the timming.

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  • Eric  Kirkhuff
    Eric Kirkhuff Mar 02, 2009

    I am asking them the same thing. fortunately my timing gears were marked.
    If i understand the #1 cylinder has to be at TDC or Top Dead Center with the timing belt in place. Mark both gears and my question is can i then remove the belt?
    I think that there is a mark on the crank oil pump that has to be lined up with the timing belt. The book and explanation is terrible and it is ony a few pieces of info in need to proceed. I am at the point of removing the timing gears and head.

  • Eric  Kirkhuff
    Eric Kirkhuff May 11, 2010

    I thought it was in the post. 3.0 2wd

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Please confirm which engine you have.



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Was this timing belt replaced just for maintenance/milage schedule? Was van running fine before timing belt was replaced? If so then there's a possibility your timing is off. Sometimes even a tooth or two can cause problems. Don't rule out other possible causes like no spark or no fuel pressure perhaps a blown fuse even. Stranger things have happened. If your 100% sure your valve timing is correct and the van was running fine before the timing belt was replaced you will need to ensure that you also have proper fuel pressure good spark to all cylinders and if you do have good fuel pressure that your injectors are in fact providing fuel to the cylinders. You can check injector pulse (the power and ground signal to your injector ) with a 'noid' light an inexpensive tool that plugs into the injector connector and will flash as you crank your engine. These can be bought at auto parts stores usually. If timing is correct, fuel pressure is good, good spark is present at all cylinders and injectors are working. Then van should start. You will need to find out which one of these are missing causing it not to start. Good luck.

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For the 1986 Dodge Ram 50 2.0L AND 2.6L 4-Cylinders:

Firing Order:



For the Timing Marks: Click on the following Link. It has the Position of the Cranshaft and Camshaft and their respective marks.

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