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My tensioner broke and messed up my timing on my 2000 kia sportage. I need to know how to re-time my engine.

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Ok this is easy but get a friend to help. i assume that because you know the tensioner broke that u've gotten everything out of the way on the timing belt.

in the bottom pulley you will see a notch and a little indicator line on the block line those up.

next line the "E" on the right pulley up to the small marker in the top of the backing plate. if you need me to clear this up just ask

then align the "I" on the other pulley to that mark above it and slap on your new belt and your good to go.

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