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Timeing belt replacement do i need special tools to repalce the timeing belt on a 2002 mitsubishi eculpse v6

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Actually if you have never done this before, yes...
there is atool to hold the crankshaft pulley in place to remove and re-torque the crankshaft bolt, you'll need a vise to compress the tensioner, they recomend a tool to remove the slack in the belt after installing the new belt, and you'll need an inch pound torque wrench and a foot pound torque wrench that is able to go to 184 NM. air tools help ALOT!

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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