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Can I check the ignition timing on a 3 cyl CB80 with a timing light? I can't find any harmonic balancer/block marks. Thanks. Neil

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If the timing belt broke, he should take it to have it replaced because theres more than likely to be bent valves in the head. Heads should be checked before putting another timeing belt on. If there is valve damage, then more than likely there damage to the pistons too.

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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The timing marks are as follows
1. there is a "V" on the cylinder head cover.
2. Timing mark on camshaft timing belt gear
3. "Arrow mark" oil pump case
4. Punch mark on crankshaft gear.

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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i just replaced mine and it loosen to the you will need a impact and atleast 1/2" drive and 140 to 180 psi to break it free

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SOURCE: front crankshaft seal, 1989 hilux


Yes, it's possible to change the seal after removing the balancer.
If the balancer shows signs of scratching, wear at the place of the seal, change that part too!

To remove the old seal, drill 2 small opposite holes in the seal flange ( there is metal in it ).
Screw 2 (parker) screws in the holes, so you can pull the seal out gently.
Grease the new seals' inner race, and put some sealant paste to the external race.
Push it back in place with a wooden piece ( drill a hole in the center for the crankshaft end )
Grease the outher race of the balancer. This will help the seal come gently into place.

Good luck!

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SOURCE: set harmonic balancer to top dead centre,set cams

hi from uk assume you have renewed c/belt and balance shaft timing belt? if so? and sure your timing marks on cams and the c/shaftcog are correct ? the oil pump also correctly aligned with marks? and the balance shaft gear also has time marking ? want to run thro how and which marks you have aligned and at TDC No1 all belt/s have to be aligned ??

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How to set the timing with a timing light

If you are referring to the ignition timing, the you connect the timing light into the no 1 spark plug lead. Start the engine and shine the light - which should be flashing - at the front of the engine onto the harmonic balancer. You should be able to see the timing mark on the harmonic balancer, and the scale on the engine you align it to. It may help to mark the harmonic balancer with a small dot of white paint to make it more visible. Adjust the distributor so that the timing mark on the harmonic balancer aligns with the timing mark on the block that the manual tells you to use. Make sure that the idle speed is correct first. However if you have not removed the distributor, then the ignition timing should still be OK. If you are referring to the timing of the camshafts and gears, then you do not use a timing light. Most vehicles have special tools that are installed onto the camshafts and crankshaft which lock them into the correct position so that the timing is correct. If you have replaced all these parts and do not know how to set the timing of them, get help from a mechanic otherwise you will break you engine when you try to start it.

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How do you set the ignition timing on a vw 2.5i combi

You need a timing light.

Hook it up to you battery.
(It will flash like a strobe light.)

You will have a line on your harmonic balancer.

You will also have one on your engine block.

Loosen your distributor cap.

Point the light at the harmonic balancer.

When the light flashes you want those lines to meet up by either turning left or right on the distributor.
(Turn slowly)

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Opel corsa WDO engine timing marks

Timing marks are always on the harmonic balancer,that;s what the pullys blot to that drive your belts.Once you've found said marks by turning the crankshaft pullys by hand,using the belt to do so,scribe said proper timing mark with a white paint pen.Match that mark with the tab on the engine block at the harmonic balancer.Pacience my friend.

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Mercedes benz timing

Timing marks for any vehile,even a Mercedes,are on the harmonic balancer.The pullys that drive the belts is bolted to the crankshaft and that knotch needs to be marked with a white paint pen.Line it up with the timing tab on the block right there at the harmonic balancer.

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Timing mark/knotch is on the harmonic balancer that the pully bolts to on crankshaft.Mark said notch with a white paint pen and line it up with proper mark on tab bolted to block at the harmonic balancer.

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How to set timing on a 1997 s10 blazer 4.3 vortec. why dose the harmonic balencer have 2 timing marks on it & what one do you set the timing from? thanks

The reason there are two timing marks on the balancer is because you can line up the top mark with the mark on the timing cover and the bottom mark with the mark on the block. This is top dead center for number 1 cylinder you dont need to crank the motor over with your finger over the no 1 plug hole or watch the valve springs on number one cylinder anymore now they have made it simple just line up the marks and you are at tdc no1 cylinder if you want diagrams email me. Good luck!

Oct 31, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

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Want to know how to set motor up for top dead centre on number1 to replace distributor

There is a timing mark on the timing chain cover. Some have a little tube. The bottom center of the engine where the crank shaft is there is a harmonic balancer. The balancer has a line on it. Get the line right on the 0 degrees mark. This will be top dead center.

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Sep 15, 2010 | Ford Fairmont Cars & Trucks

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I changed the harmonic balancer and now it is terribly out of time. Didn't touch any timing belts, distributor or the like. Any advice?

There may be a magnet on the harmonic balancer for the crankshaft sensor,

The cam and crank sensor call for spark to the plugs..

Some cars you need a Harmonic Balancer Installer Adapter,
to make sure everything is lined up and gaped..

Check the crankshaft sensor for damage from inproper install, also check the wires going to sensor,, some times the harmonic balancer are such a Pain!! to come off the sensor or wires get damage in the battle.

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