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Timing out by half a tooth

I have just done a top end rebuild on my camry 1996 model with a 3vz-fe motor due to blown head gaskets, the problem i have which i have never had before is every time i put the timing belt on i have to much slack on the water pump side of the timing belt and not on the tension side so everytime i put the tensioner on and tighten it up in order to remove the pin to release the tension piston either the cam moves almost 1 tooth out or the crank moves almost 1 tooth out. I have replaced the timimg belt on many toyotas and many camry's but i have ever had this problem before.

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If you use marks on the belt,try to revers or rotate t/belt untill marks lined up correctly with marks on sprockets.Use something like big binder clips to hold belt on camshaft sprockets(line them up first) , then go for crank.

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