Question about 1999 Toyota RAV4
My timeing is off from changing waater pump need to know where the timing mark is for the cam. pulley found indicator on pulley now looking for the mark on the plate behind
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The timing marks to use are spot-drilled on the faces of the timing gears.
The timing marks on the camshaft gears must align side-by-side, and as closest as possible on the Toyota,Camry 2.2 engine.
Posted on Dec 21, 2009
Testimonial: "thanks for the tip of the three marks ,with out it would have messed up"
SOURCE: timing marks
this is a complex fix. if the timing belt is off, you will have to align both of the cams (V6??) to their respective notches on the back plate that protects the belt. You must also align the crank shaft to TDC, top dead center. Put the belt on (with tensioner off) then put tensioner on and release allen key. turn the engine by hand or using the starter two full rotations, the notches on the tops of the cam pulleys should be perfectly alligned with the notches on the back plate. if not, you missed a notch in the wrong spot and have to try again.
i've done this twice, once on a lexus es250 v6, and again on my 94 camry, its one of the hardest things i've ever done when repairing cars. be patient, have a friend help, don't get frustrated. if you really cant get it, have a mechanic come to your house and drop him a few bills to help you. you'll be glad you did
Posted on Oct 26, 2008
Hey NewK, Try looking under the Cam Pully If ya got the radiator out Its at the lowest point Fuunyist thing I ever seen but thats where it is. Heres a tip if ya radiator is still in the vehical Use a small mirror to help you see the Underside of the pully......................Tight Nutz, Donkuz.
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
SOURCE: timing marks for cam on 92 camry
on the intake cam use the middle mark in between the big one and the other small one on the exhaust cam use the use the smallest mark farthest away from the 2 small marks on the same tooth. line those 2 marks up on the same tooth in the middle.
Posted on Feb 11, 2009
Put the engine at TDC compression stroke , Thats when the valves are both closed on No 1 cyl and the piston is on its compression stroke .then align all cam and crank marks. set dizzy on No 1 cylinder (rotor pointing at #1 plug wire) . rotate engine 2 revolutions and recheck all marks. Fire away
Posted on Aug 24, 2009
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