Question about 2002 Isuzu Axiom
I am assuming the lines were either there from a factory replacement belt or maybe you put them there as per directions. Non the less the lines would line up eventually after x amount of revolutions but they don't have to after the six. Anyway, I always try to feel that I have distinct compression resistance while rotating the engine by hand. Hopefully you turned it by hand because if you have an interference engine you could do adverse damage if turning with the starter. If you can feel those compression cycles ( the engine should turn over hard at certain points) then you should be ok. Remember to check it multiple times to be sure, and check the belt tension also.
Posted on Dec 26, 2013
Ant , revives the dead files.... if only hildabeast could....
Posted by William Striler on Dec 26, 2013
ok, ANT, Byrd
is doing a piggyback. why ,im clueless,
but ive now answered in full.
all steps to time the cams on a 6VE1 24v engine.
next time start a fresh new post , 10x better.
you work book free.
the book told you to make sure the tensioners work first.
then timing is set at 3 points 2 cam and crank.
the the 6 turns validates you didnt mess up
then ask us.
well if the tensioners are bad, all hope is lost is it not./?
why not pray tell, read at least the mitchells diy
page,s first and do all the steps now the correct way... its only 24V DOhC engine, wow.
i think its free running. lucky for you..
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The cam pulleys turn 3 or more turns to one of the camshaft. You need to find someone that is experienced on this vehicle. Just aligning marks does not mean its in sync.
Posted on May 13, 2009
Sounds like the tensioner pulley is week or off the spindal. Check for play at a point away from a contact point.it loose and pulley has tension you may have the wrong belt.
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
Click on the following direct, Free Link. It has Diagrams and Instructions including the Timing Belt + Marks for your 1999 Isuzu Rodeo 3.2L DOHC V6. There are additional Diagrams that will prove to be helpful while you are doing this...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2010
Timing belt installation
1. Ensure locking bolts located correctly  &  in the picture below:
CS = Crankshaft
CA = Camshaft
IP = Injection Pump
2. Ensure timing marks aligned .
3. Fit timing belt in clockwise direction, starting at crankshaft sprocket.
NOTE: "ISUZU" lettering on belt should be readable from front of engine.
4. Slacken tensioner pulley bolt . Push tensioner pulley against belt.
5. Ensure belt is taut between injection pump sprocket and tensioner pulley as well as crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprocket.
6. Position tensioner lever  against tensioner pulley housing.
7. Remove locking bolts from sprockets  & .
8. Apply a load of 10 ... 12 kg to tensioner lever. Use spring balance .
9. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt to 80 Nm.
10. Turn crankshaft slowly 45 degrees anti-clockwise. Use spring balance to tension belt.
11. Repeat tensioning procedure at 45 degrees intervals for one anti-clockwise turn of the crankshaft.
NOTE: DO NOT turn crankshaft clockwise during tensioning procedure!
12. Fit tensioner lever to original position. Tighten nuts .
13. Install: Injection Pump flange , Camshaft sprocket flange , and water pump pulley.
14. Install components in reverse order of removal & refill coolant.
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Posted on Nov 27, 2010
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Timing Belt Service 2002 Kia Sedona 3.5 liter
1. Remove the engine cover
2. Remove the drive bell.
3. Remove the idler pulley, crankshaft pulley, power
steering pulley and tensioner
4. Remove the upper and lower timing belt cover.
5. Support the engine with garage jack or special tool, and
then remove the engine
Caution: Take care not to deform the engine oil pan.
6. Remove the auto tensioner.
Notice: Rotate the crankshaft clockwise and align the timing
mark to get the No.1
cylinder's piston be in TðC position (compression stroke).
At this time, the timing
marks of the camshaft sprocket and cylinder head cover
should coincide with each
'. Remove the timing bell.
Notice: When re-using timing bell, make sure of marking the
rotating direction on
the belt so as to install correctly.
Method of installing timing bell and auto tensioner
1. Install the idler pulley to the engine support lower
2. Install the tensioner arm, shaft and plain washer to the
Tightening torque: 35 -55 Nm (350-550 kg-cm, 25.82 -40.57
3. Install the crankshaft sprocket.
Notice: Confirm if timing marks coincide with.
Caution: Align the spacer with a pin, and assemble it
exerting even force not to
deform the crankshaft sensing blade.
4. Install the camshaft sprocket. Align it like initial
state as shown.
Caution: When installing camshaft sprocket, tighten the bolt
part of camshaft to prevent it from tuning.
5. Install the auto tensioner to the oil pump case.
Caution: At this time the auto tensioner's set pin should be
6. Align the timing marks of each sprocket and install the
timing bell, maintaining the
proper belt tension between each shaft in this order.
Crankshaft sprocket -> Idler
pulley -> Left bank exhaust camshaft sprocket -> Left
bank intake camshaft sprocket
-> Water pump pulley -> Right bank intake camshaft sprocket
-> Right bank exhaust
camshaft sprocket -> Tensioner pulley.
1 As a result of this, position of No.1 cylinder comes to
2 As each camshaft sprocket tends to rotate by itself, pay
attention not to injure
fingers or other bodily part. Especially be careful with the
3 In case the right bank camshaft sprocket rotates
excessively, be cautious not to
rotate more than the initial stable position. Always align
timing mark of rotating
sprocket by turning it reversely. In this case, pay
attention not to rotate It
reversely from the initial position. (if. with one sprocket
fixed at No.1
compression TDC position, the other sprocket is rotated one
clockwise or counterclockwise, then the intake and exhaust
valve might intetfere
7. After installing the timing bell, exert the reverse
directed force to the right bank
exhaust camshaft sprocket to give tension on the belt.
Holding this state, recheck it
each timing mark is correctly positioned.
S. With tensioner pulley slightly pushing the belt down,
tighten the center bolt
9. Pull out the auto tensioner set pin
How to adjust timing belt tension
1. Tension setting (While auto tensioner is not operating:
And set pin being kept
1) After rotating crankshaft 1/4 revolution reversely, rotate it clockwise to position
No.1 cylinder at TDC. Then, loosen the center bolt and give
the belt 50 kg-cm of
tension with tensioner pulley socket (Two pins are attached)
and torque wrench.
While maintaining this state, tighten the center bolt to the
Center bolt standard torque 43 - 55 Nm (430 - 550 kg-cm,
31.72 - 40.57 ft. lbs.)
2) Pull out the auto tensioner fixing pin.
2. How to check tension (While auto tensioner is operating:
and fixing pin being
1) After rotating crankshaft 2 revolutions clockwise to position
No.1 cylinder at
TDC wait for about 5 minutes, and measure the amount of
protruding of the auto
Caution: This is "leak down" time for the auto tensioner rod
to protrude 1mm
when tension caused by rotation of the crankshaft has
2) Check if the amount of rod protruding is in the range of
3.8 -4.5 mm.
3. Recheck if each sprocket is within the specified range.
Notice: ¡fit is not within the specified range, repeat from
procedure 6 as service
procedure of timing bell and auto tensioner installation
method. Refer to Timing
Belt; Service and Repair.
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