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Tdc d21 I would like to know top dead center on d21 I assume compression on intake side and mark lined up

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Both intake and exhaust ,cam lobes,should be pointing downward.There should be no lift on the rockers

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A 1990 Nissan Pulsar has a timing chain, not a belt. Here is the picture.

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SOURCE: 1999 pathfinder: what mark on the crankshaft pulley is the TDC

try using a long screw driver in the #1 plug hole, I have had to do this many times myself.

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timing marks should be aligned, together faceing each other,

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SOURCE: i want to know how and were to line up marks on the twin cams on a 2.o engine

local autozone can print you out a diagram showing how to do it at no cost,,, in some cases if there are no timing marks on the cams you will have to remove valve pan cove to preform timing of cams.....hope this helps and if so Please rate my post and good luck and if more help is needed fill free to contact me.

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The end of the engine that has the belt and pulleys has a harmonic balancer (sometimes called a damper) bolted to the end of the crankshaft. There will be a line across the face of the outside edge of the damper. There will be a tab attached to the block with several lines and degrees marked on it. When the damper line is even with the "0" degrees line, the number 1 piston is at Top Dead Centre, either on compression or ready to start the intake stroke.

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1: valve cover off, watch valves #1, all closed at mark is TDC firing.
2: with cam cover off, front of engine watch the marks. per FSM>
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the damper pulley has a line cut in it
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you want to put it on the zero mark
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