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Nope. It runs on the outer side of the cover

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How does the timing belt cover come off the 1998 Mazda B2500 "


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

2.3L/2.5L Engines
(see Figure 1 - click over pic for zoom)

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Fig. 1: Timing belt cover on the 2.3L/2.5L engine

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Rotate the engine so that No. 1 cylinder is at TDC on the compression stroke. Check that the timing marks are aligned on the camshaft and crankshaft pulleys. An access plug is provided in the cam belt cover so that the camshaft timing can be checked without removal of the cover or any other parts. Set the crankshaft to TDC by aligning the timing mark on the crank pulley with the TDC mark on the belt cover. Look through the access hole in the belt cover to make sure that the timing mark on the cam drive sprocket is lined up with the pointer on the inner belt cover.
Always turn the engine in the normal direction of rotation. Backward rotation may cause the timing belt to jump time, due to the arrangement of the belt tensioner.
  1. Drain cooling system. Remove the upper radiator hose as necessary. Remove the fan blade and water pump pulley bolts.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by ethylene glycol antifreeze, and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Loosen the alternator retaining bolts and remove the drive belt from the pulleys. Remove the water pump pulley.
  2. Loosen and position the power steering pump mounting bracket and position it aside.
  3. Remove the timing belt outer cover retaining bolts and any interlocking tabs and remove the cover.
To install:
  1. Install the timing belt cover.
  2. Install the water pump pulley and fan blades. Install upper radiator hose if necessary. Refill the cooling system.
  3. Position the alternator and drive belts, then adjust and tighten it to specifications.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hope helps (remember to rated this answer).

Apr 06, 2011 | 1998 Mazda Pickup

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Replacing waterpump in1999 nissan pathfinder


Water Pump Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Allow the engine to cool and drain the coolant from the radiator and both engine block plugs.
  2. Remove the fan shroud and both radiator hoses.
  3. Remove the drive belts.
  4. Remove the water pump pulley.
  5. Remove the crankshaft pulley.
  6. Remove the timing belt covers.
  7. Remove the water pump.
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To Install:
  1. Install the water pump with new gasket.
  2. Install the timing belt covers.
  3. Install the crankshaft pulley.
  4. Install the water pump pulley.
  5. Install the drive belts and fan shroud.
  6. Install the radiator hoses.
  7. Install the coolant drain plugs.
  8. Refill the cooling system.
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Aug 10, 2010 | 1997 Nissan Pathfinder

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Need diagram to put timingbelt on 2001 kia sportage


prev.gif next.gif Timing Belt Removal & Installation SOHC To Remove:
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Remove fresh air duct.
  3. Drain engine coolant into an appropriate container and retighten radiator drain plug.
  4. Remove upper radiator hose.
  5. Remove fan clutch assembly bolts.
  6. Remove 5 cooling fan shroud bolts.
  7. Remove fan shroud and fan as an assembly.
  8. Loosen alternator mounting bolts and remove drive belt from pulley.
  9. Remove fan pulley.
  10. Remove 4 cooling fan assembly bolts.
  11. Remove cooling fan assembly.
  12. Remove 4 bolts and upper timing belt cover.
  13. Remove 2 lower bolts and lower timing belt cover.
  14. Loosen adjusting bolt and remove A/C belt.
  15. Remove alternator belt.
  16. Loosen power steering pump lock bolt and mounting bolt.
  17. Remove drive belt from crankshaft damper. Camshaft timing marks kia-03-20-7032.gif

  18. Turn crankshaft until timing mark on front housing and the arrow "2" on the camshaft pulley align.
  19. Remove 5 bolts and remove damper.
  20. Remove timing belt guide from timing belt pulley.
  21. Loosen tensioner lock bolt.
  22. Pry tensioner away from timing belt and tighten lock bolt to relieve tension on the timing belt. NOTE: Mark the direction of timing belt rotation on the belt if it is being reused.
  23. Remove timing belt.
To Install:
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NOTE: Timing belt pulley timing mark and timing mark must be aligned.
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NOTE: The arrow at "2" on camshaft pulley must be aligned with timing mark on front housing.
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  1. Install timing belt with minimal slack from timing belt pulley to water pump and from water pump to camshaft pulley.
  2. Loosen tensioner lock bolt until tension is applied to timing belt. CAUTION
    Do not turn crankshaft counterclockwise.
  3. Turn crankshaft pulley 2 full turns clockwise and ensure timing marks are properly aligned.
  4. Tighten tensioner lock bolt to 33 ft lb (45 Nm).
  5. Apply a force of 21 lb to timing belt midway between idler pulley and camshaft pulley.
    • Deflection should measure 0.43-0.51 inch (11-13 mm)
    NOTE: if timing belt deflection is incorrect remove timing belt and install NEW tensioner spring.
  6. Install timing belt guide.
  7. Install crankshaft damper pulley.
  8. Install 5 crankshaft damper pulley bolts. Tighten bolts to 132 in lb (15 Nm).
  9. Install power steering pump drive belt.
  10. Adjust power steering pump drive belt tension and tighten lock bolt and mounting bolt.
  11. Install alternator drive belt.
  12. Install A/C drive belt.
  13. Install lower timing belt cover and bolts. Tighten bolts to 84 in lb (10 Nm).
  14. Install upper timing belt cover and bolts. Tighten bolts to 84 in lb (10 Nm).
  15. Install cooling fan assembly and 4 bolts. Tighten bolts to 27 ft lb (37 Nm).
  16. Install fan pulley.
  17. Install fan clutch and shroud as an assembly. Tighten bolts to 74 in lb (8 Nm).
  18. Tighten 4 cooling fan nuts to 16 ft lb (22 Nm).
  19. Adjust alternator belt tension and tighten alternator mounting bolts.
  20. Install upper radiator hose.
  21. Install fresh air duct.
  22. Connect battery negative cable.
  23. Refill/bleed cooling system.
DOHC To Remove:
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Remove fresh air duct.
  3. Remove 5 cooling fan shroud bolts and 4 thermo-modulated fan nuts.
  4. Remove 4 thermo-modulated fan shroud fasteners.
  5. Remove generator drive belt.
  6. Remove fan pulley (located above crankshaft pulley).
  7. Remove 4 bolts and splash shield (located under front of vehicle).
  8. Remove A/C drive belt and power steering drive belt. Timing Belt Removal kia-03-20-7097.gif

  9. Remove 5 bolts and upper timing belt cover.
  10. Remove 2 bolts and lower timing belt cover.
  11. Loosen tensioner lock bolt and pivot tensioner pulley outboard.
  12. Retighten tensioner lock bolt. NOTE: Mark timing belt for rotation if it is being reused.
  13. Remove timing belt.
To Install:
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  1. Align marks on timing belt pulley and pump body. Camshaft pulley alignment marks 79245g28.gif

  2. Align marks on camshaft pulleys with alignment marks on seal plate.
  3. Install timing belt. NOTE: No looseness should exist on the tension side and at the camshaft pulleys.
  4. Loosen tensioner lock bolt.
  5. Turn crankshaft 2 revolutions in direction of rotation and check that timing marks are still in alignment.
  6. Tighten timing belt tension lock bolt to 27-38 ft lb (32-52 Nm).
  7. Apply a force of 22 lbs to timing belt between camshaft sprockets.
    • Belt deflection should measure 0.30-0.33 in (7.5-8.5 mm)
    NOTE: Replace tensioner spring if timing belt deflection is excessive.
    Timing Belt Installation kia-03-20-7097.gif

  8. Install lower timing belt cover.
  9. Install upper timing belt cover.
  10. Install power steering drive belt and adjust belt tension.
  11. Install fan pulley.
  12. Install generator drive belt and adjust belt tension.
  13. Install A/C drive belt and adjust belt tension.
  14. Install splash guard.
  15. Install fan and fan shroud.
  16. Install 4 fan bolts. Tighten to 24 ft lb (33 Nm).
  17. Install fan shroud mounting bolts.
  18. Install fresh air duct.
  19. Connect hose to resonance chamber.
  20. Connect battery negative cable.

Aug 02, 2010 | 2001 Kia Sportage

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Timing belt markings mazda B2500 1998


Timing Belt, Sprockets & Front Cover Removal & Installation Timing belt To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the exhaust side spark plugs, outer timing belt cover, and crankshaft pulley.
  3. Turn the crankshaft until the number one piston is at top dead center (TDC). CAUTION
    The camshaft belt tensioner tool (303-097) can be damaged when trying to relieve belt tension if you attempt to remove the belt without first loosening both the timing belt tensioner adjusting bolt and the spring pivot bolt.
  4. Loosen the timing belt spring pivot bolt, but do not remove it at this point in the procedure.
  5. Loosen the adjusting bolt slowly and release the spring tension.
  6. Turn the tensioner with the camshaft belt tensioner tool (303-097), against the spring pressure, clockwise to the farthest position.
  7. While holding it in this position, tighten the adjusting bolt to hold the tensioner away from the belt.
  8. Remove the timing belt.
To Install:
  1. Be certain that on piston number one, the crankshaft is at TDC with the crankshaft keyway pointing straight up and the circle on the crankshaft sprocket lined up with the notch on the engine front cover.
  2. Line up the timing marks.
  3. Install the timing belt over the crankshaft sprocket going counterclockwise over the oil pump sprocket and over the camshaft sprocket.
  4. Loosen the bolt allowing the tensioner pulley to press against the timing belt. NOTE: The timing belt tensioner should not be tightened or the belt tension will not be evenly distributed over the whole belt.
  5. Turn the crankshaft two revolutions clockwise. Next, slowly bring the crank to the number one position firing position with the keyway on the crank facing up. The dot on the crankshaft gear is lined up with the notch on the front cover.
  6. Check the timing mark alignment again. If necessary, repeat the procedure.
  7. Tighten the bolts. Torque the pivot bolt to 30-40 ft-lb (40-55 Nm). Torque the adjustment/locking bolt to 26-33 ft-lb (35-45 Nm).
  8. Install the crankshaft pulley and tighten the bolt. Torque to 93-121 ft-lb (125-165 Nm).
  9. Install the outer timing belt cover and tighten the bolt. Torque to 70-106 in-lb (8-12 Nm).
  10. Install the exhaust side spark plugs.
Sprockets To Remove:
  1. Remove the timing belt.
  2. Install the camshaft sprocket holding/removing tool (303-098) onto the sprocket.
  3. Remove the camshaft sprocket.
To Install:
  1. Place the key and camshaft sprocket on the shaft.
  2. Install the camshaft sprocket holding/removing tool (303-098) onto the camshaft sprocket and tighten the bolt. Torque to 52-70 ft-lb (70-95 Nm).
  3. Remove the tool then install the timing belt.
Outer Cover To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the fan shroud.
  4. Loosen the bolts on the water pump pulley, but do not remove them at this point in the procedure.
  5. Remove the drive belt, the water pump pulley, and the fan and clutch assembly.
  6. Recover the refrigerant from the A/C system.
  7. Disconnect the A/C wiring connector.
  8. Remove the A/C compressor from the mounting bracket then remove the A/C mounting bracket with the power steering pump still attached.
  9. Remove the outer timing belt cover.
To Install:
  1. Install the outer timing belt cover. Torque to 70-106 in-lb (8-12 Nm).
  2. Install the A/C mounting bracket with the power steering pump still attached. Torque the M10 bolts and stud to 35 ft-lb (48 Nm) and torque the M8 bolt to 18 ft-lb (25 Nm).
  3. Install the A/C compressor to the mounting bracket. Torque to 16-20 ft-lb (21-28 Nm).
  4. Connect the A/C wiring connector.
  5. Refill the refrigerant into the A/C system.
  6. Install the fan and clutch assembly, the water pump pulley, and the drive belt.
  7. Tighten the bolts on the water pump pulley. Torque to 13-17 ft-lb (17-23 Nm).
  8. Install the fan shroud. Torque to 54-70 in-lb (6-8 Nm).
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10. Start the engine. Check for leaks and repair as necessary.
Inner Cover To Remove:
  1. Loosen oil pump sprocket bolt.
  2. Remove timing belt, timing belt tensioner, oil pump sprocket, and crankshaft pulley.
  3. Remove inner timing belt cover.
To Install:
  1. Install inner timing belt cover.
  2. Install crankshaft pulley. Torque to 93-121 ft-lb (125-165 Nm).
  3. Install the oil pump sprocket.
  4. Install the timing belt tensioner. Torque the pivot bolt to 30-40 ft-lb (40-55 Nm). Torque the adjustment/locking bolt to 26-33 ft-lb (35-45 Nm).
  5. Install the timing belt.
  6. Tighten the oil pump sprocket bolt. Torque to 30-40 ft-lb (40-55 Nm).
  7. Torque the camshaft bolt to 52-70 ft-lb (70-95 Nm).

Jul 12, 2010 | 1998 Mazda Pickup

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Timing chain is loose how do I replace or tighten


You need to pull out the timing cover. 4-6 hours of work. Here is the step to remove the Cover, then you need to remove the Sprockets.
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  1. Remove the oil pan.
  2. Remove the power steering belt if so equipped.
  3. Remove the air conditioning belt, compressor and bracket if so equipped.
  4. Remove the fan clutch (fluid coupling), with the fan and water pump pulley.
  5. Matchmark and remove the crankshaft pulley(s). This bolt will be very tight. Use the counter-holding bar, properly installed, to hold the crankshaft while loosening the bolt. Use the pulley extractor or gear puller to remove the pulley from the shaft.
  6. Remove the water bypass pipe.
  7. Remove the fan belt adjusting bar. If necessary, remove the lower power steering bracket for access.
  8. Disconnect the heater water outlet pipe.
  9. Unbolt the timing chain cover assembly. Be careful to loosen only the correct bolts.

To install:
  1. Install new gaskets over the dowels on the timing chain cover. Slide the cover assembly over the dowels and pump spline. Insert the retaining bolts and tighten them. Tighten the 8mm bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm) and the 10mm bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  2. Temporarily install the adjusting bar to the alternator. Install the adjusting bar to the chain cover and tighten the bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
  3. Install the heater water outlet pipe.
  4. Install the water bypass pipe.
  5. Install the crankshaft pulley and bolt. Use the counter-holding tool to hold the pulley and tighten the bolt to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm). If equipped with air conditioning, install the second crankshaft pulley.
  6. Install the water pump pulley and fluid coupling with the fan.
  7. Adjust the tension on the drive belts.
  8. Install the air conditioning compressor bracket, compressor and belt if they were removed.
  9. Install the power steering belt and adjust it.
  10. Attach the oil pan.
  11. Install the radiator.

Jun 04, 2010 | 1987 Toyota Pickup

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Replacing a timing belt on a 740 GL Volvo 1990 model


Replacement of the timing belt on B230F engines is fairly straightforward. Note that you will need the proper tool to secure the crankshaft sprocket during removal procedures. Obtain the timing belt tensioner as well; it is designed to last only as long as the timing belt.
Begin by cleaning the area around the timing belt upper cover.
Remove the upper cover.
Remove the drivebelts on all accessory components.
Remove the fan (if you have a mechanical fan). Carefully leverage it out of the shroud. It may be necessary to remove the shroud as well - two 7mm bolts secure it to the radiator.
Remove the lower bellhousing cover at the rear of the engine.
Turn the crankshaft to bring the engine to Number 1 cylinder, TDC, firing. The timing marks will align when this is done.
Remove the crankshaft sprocket bolt. It may be very tight, and clearance is quite limited. Take care not to move the crankshaft from its set position.
Inspect all front oil seals before continuing, along with the water pump condition. If anti-boil weeps from the weep hole on top, you must replace the water pump or else it will contaminate the new belt.
Lock the timing belt tensioner in position. This can be done with a small nail, bringing it back and out of the way.
Remove the timing belt.
Replace all oil seals that leak, are weak or missing. Oil will ruin the new timing belt.
Installation is essentially a reversal of removal, after the tensioner is replaced and unlocked, spin the crankshaft sprocket two complete turns, noting if the timing is correct by way of the pointers aligning with the marks in the rear timing cover. Push down on the belt to ensure it seats correctly. Tighten the tensioner to the specified torque.
Install the cover, rear bellhousing cover (if removal was necessary) and nuts. Screw the backplate onto the front timing cover.
Install the fan and fan shroud.
Refill the coolant if the water pump was changed.
After double-checking installation items, road test the vehicle after allowing it to warm up to check for coolant or oil leakage.
After 600 miles, remove the rubber plug at the front of the timing cover. Loosen and tighten the tensioner bolt. Place your labels indicating mileage and date of timing belt drive maintenance at the front of the engine.

May 09, 2010 | 1990 Volvo 740

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I need the timing to motor 3.2 .


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly and intake air duct.
  4. Remove the upper fan shroud from the radiator.
  5. Remove the 4 nuts retaining the cooling fan assembly. Remove the cooling fan from the fan pulley.
  6. Loosen and remove the drive belts.
  7. Remove the upper timing belt covers.
  8. Remove the fan pulley assembly.
  9. Rotate the crankshaft to align the camshaft timing marks with the pointer dots on the back covers. Verify that the pointer on the crankshaft aligns with the mark on the lower timing cover.
    NOTE When the timing marks are aligned, the No. 2 piston is at Top Dead Center (TDC) compression.

    WARNING Align the camshaft and crankshaft sprockets with their alignment marks before removing the timing belt. Failure to align the belt and sprocket marks may result in valve damage.
  10. Use tool No. J-8614-01, or a suitable pulley holding tool to remove the crankshaft pulley center bolt. Remove the crankshaft pulley.
  11. If present, disconnect the 2 oil cooler hose bracket bolts on the timing cover. Move the oil cooler hoses and bracket off of the lower timing cover.
  12. Remove the lower timing belt cover.
  13. Remove the pusher assembly (tensioner) from below the belt tensioner pulley. The pusher rod must always face upward to prevent oil leakage. Depress the pusher rod, and insert a wire pin into the hole to keep the pusher rod retracted.
  14. Remove the timing belt.
  15. Inspect the water pump and replace it if there is any doubt about its condition.
  16. Repair any oil or coolant leaks before installing a new timing belt. If the timing belt has been contaminated with oil or coolant, or is damaged, it must be replaced.

    0900c1528002abd0.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Using a double clip to hold the belt in place-3.2L and 3.5L engines


    0900c1528002abd1.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. For maximum timing belt life, install the belt as shown-3.2L and 3.5L engines


    0900c1528002abd2.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. View of timing belt tensioner and pusher-3.2L and 3.5L engines


    0900c1528002abd3.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Timing mark alignment and timing belt routing-3.2L and 3.5L engines


    0900c1528002abd4.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. View of timing belt tensioner pusher-3.2L and 3.5L engines

To install:
  1. Verify that the sprocket timing marks are still aligned and that the groove and the keyway on the crankshaft timing sprocket align with the mark on the oil pump. The white pointers on the camshaft timing sprockets should align with the dots on the front plate.
  2. Install the timing belt. Use clips to secure the belt onto each sprocket until the installation is complete. Align the dotted marks on the timing belt with the timing mark opposite the groove on the crankshaft sprocket.
    NOTE The arrows on the timing belt must follow the belt-s direction of rotation. The manufacturer-s trademark on the belt-s spine should be readable left-to-right when the belt is installe

Jul 10, 2009 | 1995 Isuzu Rodeo

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1994 Volvo 940 install timing belt


TAKE FRONT COVER OFF(AFTER REMOVING FAN, BELT S, PULLEY AND FAN SHROUD).THEN REMOVE CRANK SHAFT PULLEY. WHEN COVER IS REMOVED YOU'LL SEE 3 SPROKETS, SUGGEST TO BRING CRANK TO TOP DEAD CENTER UNTIL YOU SEE ALL 3 MARKS FOR THE TIMING BELT. REMOVE BELT/INSTALL NEW AND REVERSE PROCEDURE.

Dec 23, 2008 | 1994 Volvo 940

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