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How to install timing belt on 1998 ford escort ZX2 2.0

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Put #1 piston at TOP DEAD CENTER and align your cam marks . then time igntition timing with a timing light

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SOURCE: timing belt diagram for 2001 ford escort zx2 dohc

cam shaft timing marks on back of cams ,two slots ,use a flat piece of metal to align .remove no1 spark plug and drop long thin screwdriver down it to bring piston just below tdc,then align cams so both cams are on the rock (valves closed) with knob on back cam aligning with pick up sensor left side between lobes.then bring piston up to tdc and fit belt.turn engine over twice with socket on bottom pulley to make sure no valves clear pistons.Remember to remove flat edge from back of cams i didnt last time and bent my home made tool

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SOURCE: diagram to fix the timing belt on a 1998 ford

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Click on the link below, Enter the year,make,model, and engine. You will get a page with a link to the diagram you need under the part number.
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SOURCE: where can i find the timing marks on 1998 ford escort zx2 ?

Hello pamgolmon: My name is Roger and i will answer your question. The 2-0 dual cam engine is a interference engine. This means if the engine jumps time at the timing belt. It will bend the valves. As for the timing marks on the camshafts. Their are no marks to be located. To set the timing marks on this engine requires special tools. This makes it expensive for not only the do it yourself mechanic but also the repair shops also. If the valves were bent you must pull the head for the repairs also.
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Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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SOURCE: belt routing diagram 98 zx2 2.0

1) Start with the alternator.
2) Forward to the smooth idler
3) Forward to power steering
4) Down to A/C compressor
5) Back to crank pulley
6) Forward around tensioner
7) Back glancing off of water pump
8) Back glancing off of ribbed idler
9) Up around alternator (where you started)
Good luck!

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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