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How to check timing belt or set timing belt to the corect time

1996 dodge Intrepid 3.5 L V6 I have a timing lite i just need to no if there is a way to chech the timing on this car and how to set it

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    Dave C May 11, 2010

    There is nothing to set or any way to do it. Do you have a problem?

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The timing light connects to the number one spark plug wire. (closest one to you on right side). Than aim light at crankshaft pulley. You will see a tiny arrow next to the crank shaft,
Shine the light with engine running. Point down exactly at arrow. You will see numbers flashing next to arrow on crankshaft. +5 0 -5
You want to arrow to be pointing on 0

Any car that has coil packs and NOT distributor is called distributorless. These cars are self timed by the computer. All the sensors in the car go to the computer. Than the computer adjust timing, fuel release and more.

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