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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1998 zx2 timing
timing mark is on flywheel for crank and on the rear end of the cams under the rocker cover.be carefull with this as the pulleys do not have keyways and can come loose resulting in smashed valves and piston.make sure retaining bols have locktite or better still araldite on the threads and use a impact gun on them.fairly easy job to do though,make sure you remove tensioner though and remove the dust cover and give a little drop of oil and some new grease then push seal cover back on ,saves the cost of a new bearing as these are not cheap.
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
Not sure if it is possible to have it run smoothly by being off a tooth.
The hash marks on the cam pulleys line up with the timing belt cover that goes over those pulleys. Should be two notches in the cover.
As for the lower marks...those aren't really visible till the lower aux. belt pulley is removed. Then you'll have a clear view of the line up marks. One on the inside and one on the outter area of the pulley itself.
When you put the t-belt on...it is a good idea to replace the tensioner as well.
Also when you have the new belt on...adjust the tensioner so that the handle looking thing is centered between the two notches that hold the tensioner in place to the block.
After putting all that together, its a good idea to rotate the timing belt two to four rotations till the marks all line up again. That will let you know if you are hitting the valves or not.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
the 2 single dots on the inside of the gear(side facing the rear of the motor) When the gears mesh together the 2 dots should line up.
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
SOURCE: I've got a 2001 kia
On the pictures below will show you the proper marks of the gears.
Align the crankshaft marks before removing the timing belt - 2.0L (VIN 3) Engine
Proper alignment of the intake and exhaust camshaft pulley timing marks- 2.0L (VIN 3) Engine
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Posted on Oct 30, 2010
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