I have a 1998 Ford ranger 2.5L that I'm replacing a broken timing belt. I need to know the procedure, I see the marks on the auxilary gear and see the timing marks on the crankshaft pulley,but on the camshaft outer gear the one the timing belt goes on there are 2 diamond marks and a divot type indention. I think I read the timing is 10 degrees ATC on the crank but where do I set the cam gear and which marks do I use.
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2.3L engine only has an internal oil pump, inside oil pan, driven by camshaft, no sprocket for oil timing belt, only timing mark for crankshaft and camshaft gear's, timing belt tensioner and auxiliary gear's no timing marks.Hope this was very helpful.
only two things, either something got left unplugged or the wrong timing marks were used. what daigram did you use for the alignment of the marks? sometimes they do have different marks for other reasons. let me know.
The timing marks are on your timing belt cover. There is a little circle on the bottom right of the cover near the harmonic balancer that you can pop out to see if your distributor accesory gear is in the correct position. The camshaft has a triangle on the inside of the gear that you can line up with this accesory gear. The bottom of the timing belt cover has your timing tick marks and you may have to clean off this rectangular piece that is sticking out on the cover to see the marks. A good timing gun and remembering where the number 1 cylinder on your distributor is a good start to timing your motor. Refer to a Haynes Manual and it will give you a good guide line on how to time your motor with TDC. I hope you have good luck with this!
If it is the 2.5 EJ25 motor the marks ar on the cover and pulleys. Top pulleys are Single line straight up and double straight down which should line up with bottom pulleys double marks. This should line up the single lines on bottom pulleys with 90 degree mark on outer cover both sides.The center pulley for crank should be straight up with notch in block.