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Lost timing on 2004 hyndai gx350l

Tried to help a neighbor out his daughters car had the harmonic balancer separate from the crankshaft pulley. The repair looked easy enough, remove the bad pulley and put on the new one. Unknown to me, the crankshaft timing sprocket was attached to the pulley. Got the pulley off, the auto tensioner shot forward and I ended up with slack around the water pump pulley. My dilemma is how do I get the slack back to the crankshaft sprocket so I can put the sprocket back on without altering the timing. We clamped the timing belt after the fact to the cam shaft pulleys so it wouldn't move.

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  • khale2 Jul 15, 2013

    Hi Bill, thanks for the quick reply. Compressing the auto tensioner was the easy part. When the crankshaft timing sprocket came off, the belt and/or one or more banks of cams moved and put slack under the water pump pulley. Our choices appear to be rotate the rear bank of cams counter clockwise OR rotate the front bank of cams clockwise OR rotate both banks as equally as possible OR take the belt off and jump the belt about 3 or 4 teeth to get the slack needed at the crankshaft to put the timing sprocket back on. Our concern is we don't want to screw up the timing because we fear this is an interference engine and that could make a bad situation much worse.

  • Bill Boyd Jul 16, 2013

    Under no circumstances turn any cam shaft as you will bend valve stems very easily. As you say it is an interference motor . you cannot even turn the crank with out damage. I suggest you loose off the cam bearing caps even to the point of removing the cams altogeather. This allows all the valves to seat out of the way of the pistons. Bring up no 1 piston and set the cam shaft on valve overlap situation or inlet cam loab no 1 cylinder just about to open and no 1 exhaust just about to close. This should line up all the timing marks. Then you can reposition the cam bearings with out damageing the valves. Get a manual to help explain what I have tried to say.

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Get a proper manual like Haynes (amazon, parts store, Haynes.com).  You should not have to take either main pullel or cam pulley off to change timeing belt,  you DO want a new tensioner and and new idler pulley (if there is one).  Failure to replace these may result in a later failure that wipes out the blet, and possibly the motor (if it is an interference motor).
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If there is no tensioner pulley then you will have to pry it on and off or remove water pump.

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