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What spring?... The tensioner ?

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Timing belt


TIMING BELT & SPROCKETS R & I
NOTE: Some procedures may differ slightly due to engine
construction.
Removal
1) Remove all necessary air ducts. Position No. 4 piston at
TDC of compression stroke. Align timing marks. See Fig. 2. Remove fan
and fan shroud. Remove belts. If necessary, remove radiator and
splashguard.
2) Prevent engine from rotating and remove crankshaft timing
pulley retaining bolt. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers.
Remove spring from tension pulley. Loosen adjusting bolt and move
pulley toward water pump. Remove timing belt.
CAUTION: Ensure pistons are at TDC when rotating camshaft or damage
may result.
Inspection
1) Handle timing belt carefully. Avoid twisting or kinking
belt. Do not allow belt to become contaminated by water, oil, dirt or
other contaminates. Inspect belt for cracks or damage. If necessary,
replace.
2) Measure tension pulley spring length and force. Spring
length should not exceed 2.76" (70.2 mm) and spring force should not
be less than 197-347 lbs. (27-48 kg).
3) Replace tension pulley spring if not within specification.
Installation
1) Pull tensioner fully toward water pump side and
temporarily tighten retaining bolt. Ensure No. 4 cylinder is at TDC on
compression stroke by rotating crankshaft until keyway aligns with
mark on front crankshaft seal housing (12 o'clock). Rotate camshaft
until timing mark on cam gear (arrow) aligns with mark on upper
camshaft cover (notch). See Fig. 2.
NOTE: When timing marks are aligned as stated above, No. 4 piston
is at TDC on compression stroke.
2) Position timing belt over crankshaft sprocket, oil pump
sprocket, camshaft sprocket and tensioner in that order. Ensure belt
is positioned in sequence given and without slack between sprockets.
Loosen tension sprocket adjusting bolt allowing spring tension to
tighten belt. Tighten adjusting bolt temporarily.
3) Temporarily install crankshaft pulley bolt and rotate
crankshaft 2 complete revolutions in opposite direction of engine
rotation, until marks on crankshaft and front oil seal retainer are
aligned again. See Fig. 2. Loosen tensioner lock bolt, allowing
tesioner spring to fully adjust tension. Tighten tensioner lock bolt.
4) Install timing belt covers. To complete installation,
reverse removal procedures. Tighten all bolts to specification. See
TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table at end of this article.
Fig. 2: 2.3L & 2.6L Timing Alignment Marks
Courtesy of Isuzu Motor Co

Dec 13, 2010 | 1989 Isuzu Pickup 2WD

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Can you tell me where I can print instructions for free to help me change my timing belt in a 93 ford festiva


Here are the instructions for removing the timing cover, and for replacing the timing belt. If this is helpful, please click my accept button! Thanks!
Remove accessory drive belts.
  1. Remove water pump pulley to pump hub attaching bolts, then the pulley.
  2. Remove right inner fender panel to gain access to crankshaft pulley.
  3. Remove outer crankshaft pulley attaching bolts, then the outer stiffener/spacer and outer pulley
  4. Remove inner stiffener/spacer, attaching screws, inner pulley and baffle plate.
  5. Remove attaching bolts, then the upper and lower timing covers.
  6. Reverse procedure to install. When installing crankshaft pulley, ensure curved lip on baffle plate and deep recess of inner pulley face outward

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  1. Remove timing belt covers as outlined previously.
  2. Remove timing belt tensioner pulley attaching bolt, then the tensioner pulley, spring and spring cover
  3. If reusing old belt, mark direction of rotation on belt to aid installation.
  4. Remove timing belt from crankshaft and camshaft sprockets.
  5. Check crankshaft and camshaft sprockets, tensioner pulley and timing belt for wear or damage. Replace components as necessary.
  6. Align camshaft and crankshaft sprocket timing marks with marks on cylinder head and oil pump housing
  7. Install timing belt. If reusing old belt, ensure belt is installed so that direction of rotation mark made during removal is positioned correctly.
  8. Install spring and spring cover onto tensioner pulley, then install pulley and attaching bolt. Do not tighten bolt at this time.
  9. Install tensioner spring onto anchor, then tighten pulley attaching bolt to torque listed at the end of this section.
  10. Reinstall timing belt covers.

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This photo shows timing marks.


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Jul 14, 2010 | 1993 Ford Festiva

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I have a 1999 Toyota Camry CE 4 cylinder, I am having trouble applyinhg tension to the timing belt. I am not sure how that number 1 idler and tension spring works.


U need to losen bolt on tensioner idler pulley make sure their is no slack one the long side of belt (crank to cam)then lightly par on pulley then tighten up then turn eng over by hand 360 check timing and tension

Oct 18, 2009 | 1999 Toyota Camry

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I have a 1999 Toyota Camry CE 4 cylinder, I am having trouble applyinhg tension to the timing belt. I am not sure how that number 1 idler and tension spring works.


When the bolt holding the pulley is released not remved. the spring snugs it to take up the slack of the belt, then tighten the bolt back up. Sometimes the hinge sticks and needs a little push. Do this while the other side of the belt is tight. you might need to be turning the the crank bolt by hand to tense it. On the v6 this happens automatically.

Oct 18, 2009 | 1998 Toyota Camry

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Had my timing belt replaced recently. 2001 4 cyl


email me your phone # ill see if i can steer you in the right direction? what a terrible thing to have to deal with ? im semi retired but maybe i can get you in touch with the right people who can resolve it autodoc01 @ live.com

Aug 27, 2009 | 2001 Honda Accord

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Im having trouble with setting the timing on a subaru legacy EJ20 boxer, non turbo, 4 Cams and is a 16 valve would you be able to help me with the timing settings for this model


i cant remember off hand but if you buy the subaru belt it has marks on the belt that coincide with the marks on the cams and crank you cant go wrong

Jul 30, 2009 | 1993 Subaru Legacy

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How do you remove the tensioner for the timing belt


Hey there JMB,

This is for anybody who has has trouble getting a serpentine belt on. It's easy and doesn't require a prybar or removing the pulley.

  • Get a 14mm or 9/16" socket and a long handled ratchet or breaker bar.
  • Get the belt around all the pulleys except the A/C compressor or Alternator.
  • The tensioner pulley is near the Alternator toward the center of the engine. It's on a spring loaded arm. Get your socket on the center nut of this pulley.
  • Slowly pull the ratchet toward the center of the engine. The pulley will pivot on the arm allowing you to get the belt on the final pulley.
  • Slowly release the tension.
  • You're done

Mar 27, 2009 | 1993 Mitsubishi Galant

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91 vw jetta 1.6l diesel belts


These engines are identified as an interference engine and on no account must the crank shaft and cam shaft be moved with the timing belt removed. You no not need to remove the water pump. You need to remove the water pump pulley only (not the water pump). I trust this helps.

Regards

Ray

Oct 18, 2008 | 1991 Volkswagen Jetta

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1995 FORD TAURUS 3.0 V6


hi,

let me clarify the belt names for you before that, the fan or serpentine belt is the belt which all the accessories run on like the alternator and power steering pump and is different from the timing belt completely. the timing belt is hidden away and you cannot see it on most cars and keeps the camshaft in sequence with the crankshaft, Im not entirely sure but I believe ford V6s have a timing chain. heres the deal, the idler tensioner pulley has to have some tension put on it to bend it up and out of the way while you place the serpentine belt, study the ider tensioner pulley closely and the diagram under the hood, the idler pulley has a large bolt in the middle which you have to put a socket and wrench on .using force against the spring loaded pulley, either push down or up on the pulley with the wrench to temporarily give you the clearance needed to set the belt and gently release, (having a helper helps) once you doublecheck that the belt is PERFECT then start the car. My 83 LTD's idler pulley is adjusted with a bolt, I believed they have changed it to the spring loaded design that I spoke about above, if its the spring loaded design, that should do it,
good luck

J

Jun 14, 2008 | 1995 Ford Taurus

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