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Im putting in a timing belt and i cant find the marks on the sprockets on a 99 cougar i need a diagram

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First of all you say timing belt so i assume its a 2.0 litre. well you have to pull valve cover and install a special tool in back of both cams to lock them from moving,they are specified and offset so only one way the alignment tool is inserted in back of cams,looks like a metal ruler. you also have to install a blank plug to stop the crank at tdc,it hits counterweight and stops crank from rotating,also the key will be at 12oclock and a notch on balancer lined up on oilpan and 1 and 4 piston will be tdc. you will need the special tools or will may be a tooth off and thats bad to do it twice,also replaced tensioner when you do belt.

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Diagram timing of v6 engine of liberty 2001 model


2001 , no such ani-mule !
"Introduced for the 2002 model year as a replacement for the Cherokee (XJ),"
you meant manufactures date not model and reg. date. sure.
2002 !
3.7L V6 (cop spark ) chain drive cams....
timing ( cam or spark?)
"Ignition timing is controlled by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). No adjustment is possible"
so Cam timing (alldata.com covers this in detail)
why not post the context, Im doing what.?
im doing a 60k belt swap
or it slipped. or think id did.
or just put in a new head or cam? see , context is 100% important.
im here, going to there.....
im on line, and it shows 4 engines, i think that is wrong, but...

you must be asking chain cam sprocket timing.
im at alldata.com (or FSM)
there are 37 install steps, im not sure what step you want me
to pluck out. but here is my guess. step 8 ,9,10
  1. Install both secondary chains onto the idler sprocket. Align two plated links on the secondary chains to be visible through the two lower openings on the idler sprocket (4 o'clock and 8 o'clock). Once the secondary timing chains are installed, position special tool 8429 to hold chains in place for installation.
  2. Align primary chain double plated links with the timing mark at 12 o'clock on the idler sprocket.
  3. Align the primary chain single plated link with the timing mark at 6 o'clock on the crankshaft sprocket.
step 12:
Install all chains, crankshaft sprocket, and idler sprocket as an assembly . After guiding both secondary chains through the block and cylinder head openings, affix chains with a elastic strap or equivalent. This will maintain tension on chains to aid in installation. Align the timing mark on the idler sprocket gear to the timing mark on the counterbalance shaft drive gear, then seat idler sprocket fully . Before installing idler sprocket bolt, lubricate washer with oil, and tighten idler sprocket assembly retaining bolt to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).

step 13:
  1. Align left camshaft sprocket "L" dot to plated link on chain.
  2. Align right camshaft sprocket "R" dot to plated link on chain.

step 15/16
  1. Remove Special Tool 8429, then attach both sprockets to camshafts. Remove excess oil from bolts, then Install sprocket bolts, but do not tighten at this time.
  2. Verify that all plated links are aligned with the marks on all sprockets and the "V6" marks on camshaft sprockets are at the 12 o'clock position.

do ask questions, or login to alldata.com or mitchels
or get a real FSM.
its nothing trivial.

in fact get the book before the job. so are perpared.

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Timing belt timing marks


Instructions
  1. Remove the Timing Belt 3.0 V6
    • Place the Voyager's engine in the TDC no. 1 position for cylinder firing in order to get proper alignment. Disconnect the negative cable on the battery.
    • 2Take off the accessory drive belts, and take out engine mount insulator, located in the engine support bracket. Detach the engine support bracket and take off the torsional damper and crankshaft pulleys. This ensures easier access to the timing belt.

    • 3. Locate the 2- to 3-inch wide timing belt in the front of the engine. Remove the cover of the timing belt.
    • 4Mark the course of rotation on the belt as a reference if you plan to reinstall it. Slacken the timing belt torsioner bolt and take off the timing belt. Detach the timing belt torsioner if needed.
    • 5Remove the crankshaft sprocket and the flange shield of the crankshaft sprocket. Secure the camshaft sprocket using a spanner tool MB990775, or something similar, and take off the bolt and washer to the camshaft sprocket.
    Install the Timing Belt
    • 6Use the retaining washer and bolt to fit the camshaft sprocket onto the camshaft. Utilize the spanner tool MB990775 and tighten the bolt. Mount the crankshaft sprocket and put on the timing belt torsioner and tensioner spring if it was removed. Hook the higher end of the spring to the water pump pin and bottom end to the tensioner bracket with the hook facing out.
    • 7Rotate the timing belt tensioner in a counterclockwise turn and tighten the bolt to momentarily hold it in place. Turn the crankshaft sprocket until the timing mark lines up with the timing mark on the oil pump timing mark. Revolve the back camshaft sprocket so that its timing mark lines up with the generator bracket timing mark. Turn the radiator side camshaft sprocket so that the mark aligns with the inner timing belt cover mark.
    • 8Connect the timing belt onto the Voyager's crankshaft sprocket, keeping the belt tight on the side of tension. Install the belt in the same rotational direction if using the original timing belt. Put the timing belt on the radiator side of the camshaft sprocket, and place the belt underneath the water pump pulley first, and follow that by putting it over the back camshaft sprocket and the tensioner.
    • 9Create tension on the side of the timing belt and correctly line up all timing marks. Put the crankshaft sprocket flange into place and loosen the tensioner bolt to allow the tensioner spring to put tension on the belt. Turn the crankshaft two clockwise turns. Line up the timing marks and tighten the tensioner bolt. Put on the timing belt cover and engine support bracket.
    • 10Put the engine mount insulator, crankshaft pulleys and torsional damper into place. Mount the accessory drive belts, connect the negative battery cable and check that the engine runs properly.

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How do I install the timing belt on my 89 mercury cougar?


1 Take the old belt off the sprockets once you have disconnected the battery cables and removed the drive belt.

2 Inspect the timing belt before you install it. Make sure the teeth are not cracked or torn off, look for thin spots and make sure the timing marks are readable.

3 Find the bolts that hold the timing belt tensioner in place. Loosen the bolts to allow the belt to connect to the sprockets.

4 Make sure you adjust the tension of the timing belt properly. You can find the exact amount of tension in the owner's manual.

5 Adjust the timing belt so that the timing marks line up with the cam and the crank. It is important to align all sprockets with the timing belt teeth. When complete you want a TDC setting of 1.

6 Use an open-end wrench to turn the engine over twice-make sure you rotate back to the zero degree mark.

7 Ease the timing covers back in place and tighten the bolts. Remember to reattach the battery cables before you try to start the engine.

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Fig. Fig. 14: Sprocket timing for belt installation-3.0L engines


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Fig. Fig. 15: Secure the sprocket when removing or installing the nut-3.0L engines


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Fig. Fig. 16: Timing belt tensioner-3.0L engines


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Fig. Fig. 17: Positioning the tensioner-3.0L engines
The timing belt can be inspected by removing the upper (front outer) timing cover.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the accessory drive belts.
  3. Remove the timing belt covers.
  4. Identify the timing belt running direction to avoid reversal during installation.
  5. Loosen timing belt tensioner bolt and remove timing belt.
  6. Remove the crankshaft sprocket flange.

To install:
  1. Rotate the crankshaft sprocket until timing mark on crankshaft sprocket is lined up with the oil pump timing mark at 1 o'clock position.
  2. Rotate the (inner) camshaft sprocket until mark on (inner) camshaft sprocket is lined up with the timing mark on alternator bracket.
  3. Rotate the (outer) camshaft sprocket (radiator side) until mark on the sprocket is lined up with the timing mark on the timing belt inner cover. Refer to timing belt illustration.
  4. Install the timing belt on the crankshaft sprocket while maintaining pressure on the tensioner side.
  5. Position the timing belt over the camshaft sprocket (radiator side). Next, position the belt under the water pump pulley, then over the (inner) sprocket and finally over the tensioner.
  6. Apply rotating force in the opposite direction to the camshaft sprocket (radiator side) to create tension on the timing belt tension side.
  7. Rotate the crankshaft in a clockwise direction and recheck engine timing marks.
  8. Install the crankshaft sprocket flange.
  9. Loosen the tensioner bolt and allow tensioner spring to tension the belt.
  10. Again rotate the crankshaft in a clockwise direction (2) full turns. Recheck the engine timing. Tighten the tensioner bolt to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
  11. Install the timing covers.
  12. Install the accessory drive belts.
  13. Connect battery negative cable.

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How to put back the timing belt


line up the lines on the belt with the dots on the sprockets and you cant miss.there is also two small dimples on the cover behind the cam sprockets that you can use to line up dots on face of cam sprockets with.the belt should have marks to indicate which side faces outward toward front of vehicle.turn crankshaft until dot on its sprocket is in roughly the five oclock position.align solid line on belt with this dot(area of belt with words on it will need to be between cam sprockets.i find it helpful to wedge a piece of cardboard between belt and lip on oil pump to hold belt in position on crank sprocket.next align the next solid line with the tooth on the DRIVERS cam sprocket that has the dot on it.....this shoul be roughly two oclock position.lastly align the hashed line on belt withdot on passenger side cam sprocket....this will be in roughly the 11 oclock position.loop remainder of belt behind tensioner pulleyand set tension.as long as themarks on the belt line up with marks on sprockets properly you cant miss.

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Yes i got a 2004 kia optima 2.4 L OHC how does timing marks line up on cams and crank replecing timing belt THANKS


Hi,
I just did the timing belts on my 04' kia optima back in late november. I'm including a link that shows the timing diagram. First things first, to make it easiest, get all the timing marks lined up BEFORE you take off the belt. This is very important. You'll have to use a large socket wrench on the crankshaft to turn it manually until the marks line up (helps to have a second set of eyes for this).
As far as how to find the marks, for the camshafts up top, you're looking for a little V shaped nub on the casing. Should be directly above each camshaft sprocket. Then look for a notch in the camshaft sprocket. Line those up, and most of the rest should fall into place.
You will still need to check other marks. On the oil pump sprocket (just to the right of the crackshaft), there will be a V shaped notch on the sprocket and a V shaped mark on the engine housing. Verify they line up. Look for the same kind of marks on the crankshaft (which should be lined up anyway if the cams are lined up properly) and don't forget the balance shaft belt (seperate belt behind the crank sprocket that goes up to the left) which will also have similar marks. As a side note, my balance shaft belt was completely stripped, so I had to manually turn it until it lined up.
Once everything is lined up, you can remove the belt by removing the belt tensioner.
SAVE THE OLD BELT!!!
When you proceed to put the new belt on, you will notice that the two cam shafts have both lost their alignment slightly. They will have both turned in by one or two sprocket teeth. Unless you have a special tool, this is where the old belt comes in handy (as was my case). You will also need a second person.
Cut the old belt so it is one long strip. Your friend needs to have two large screw drivers ready (take this next advice with a grain of salt, much consideration and good judgement on your part). Start by having the new belt ready to be put on the the sprockets (your balance shaft belt should already be on as well). You should have a cotter pin or something holding the tensioner open so that when you're ready, you can pull the pin out and be ready. Using the old belt to pull the camshaft sprockets into proper position, have your friend use a screwdriver to hold them each in place (this is somewhat difficult, so like I said, have the new belt in a ready position to be quickly put on). Once your friend is holding them, start putting the belt on. Once the belt is in position release the tensioner.
Next, CHECK all of the timing marks to ensure that they're all still lined up. I say this, because my friend and I had to do this step twice to correct for an alignment issue we had with the oil pump.
If everything lines up, then you are ready to start putting it all back together. Good luck to you, and like I said, take the screwdriver and camshaft part with a grain of salt. It's what we did and it worked, but it's definitely not the recommended way to go about it.

Here's the link to a page on the website www.2carpros.com that relates specifically to your issue and has diagrams. It's what I used and it helped tremendously!

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/kia-optima-2004-kia-optima-help--3

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The 2.2 liter engine uses colored links on the timing chain to align with the marks on the gears. You just have to rotate the engine to where the copper chain link is up on the upper right side of the intake can gear--aligned to the INT diamond on the gear. Then the silver link should be down at about 5 O-Clock on the crankshaft timing mark. The other silver link should then be aligned to the mark on the exhaust cam sprocket. See picture below.

For the 3.0 liter engine, there are marks on the belt that line up with marks on the gears. The book calls out special tools to hold the cam sprockets in alignment while the belt is put on. There is also a special tool to lock the belt onto the crankshaft sprocket. See pictures below.
Please let me know if you have questions.

2.2 liter:

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3.0 liter:
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Camshaft locking tools

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Crankshaft belt tool

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