Question about 2005 Volvo S40
Need timing marks and where to buy the cam locks
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Not sure if it is possible to have it run smoothly by being off a tooth.
The hash marks on the cam pulleys line up with the timing belt cover that goes over those pulleys. Should be two notches in the cover.
As for the lower marks...those aren't really visible till the lower aux. belt pulley is removed. Then you'll have a clear view of the line up marks. One on the inside and one on the outter area of the pulley itself.
When you put the t-belt on...it is a good idea to replace the tensioner as well.
Also when you have the new belt on...adjust the tensioner so that the handle looking thing is centered between the two notches that hold the tensioner in place to the block.
After putting all that together, its a good idea to rotate the timing belt two to four rotations till the marks all line up again. That will let you know if you are hitting the valves or not.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
camshaft pulley has a notch which lines up with notch on cam cover at approx 11o'clock, crankshaft marks also approx 11 o'clock and the aux shaft for distributer has marks at 9o'clock
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
Timing belt alignment markings
Here is all the tech info for removing and replacing....hope this helps you:
Posted on May 04, 2010
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