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Where are the timing marks and how do u time a 1998 Pontiac Sunfire gt? I was told there are two 14mm holes for the two upper gears and a mark for the lowers. I had a hard time getting them to line up but finally got it. The only problem is that I don't have the 14mm tool for the gears. The block holes seem slightly smaller then the gears that is y I don't know if this is correct way. If I try to line it up any other way the holes are way off. By eye, the holes are as close as they'll get. Plz help

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Hi, all newish cars have places for locking the engine, camshaft, injection pump. the camshaft groove is under the roker cover at the back (this is a flat bar and go's across the two camshafts). the injection pump locking pin normally pushes in the injection pump spocket, the front timming cover will need to be removed. the crankshaft locking pin normally locks-up No. 1 piston there is a bolt that must be removed.this is best done with the spark plugs OUT. ALL THESE LOCKING PINS AND BARS MUST BE REMOVED AND REPLACE THE BOLT FOR No,1 PISTON. method to install locking pin on No. 1 piston bolt locking pin and turn engine BY HAND ONLY BECAUSE YOU WILL DAMAGE CRANKSHAFT AND DO NOT FORSE it any more. once the No. 1 piston is locked check the camshaft and place the BAR. next is the injection pump push the locking pin into the sprocket. remember to REMOVE ALL LOCKING PINS AND BAR AND REPLACE BOLT FOR No. 1. p. s. you can put your own marks but is NOT RECOMENDED. i hope this is useful gerry

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