Question about 1988 Pontiac Fiero
NOT TRUE.. You can break the old gear off as it is not needed, make sure you put a rag or something over the oil pan opening, grind the little metal piece in the middle off, heat the new gear in an over at 400 degrees for a half hour with 10 mins left ice the end of the cam and the new gear will slip on like butter.
Posted on Oct 20, 2012
The camshaft gear on the 4 cylinder engine is pressed on you need to remove the camshaft to press the gear off. it would be damaged if you try to do it in the engine.
Posted on Jan 16, 2011
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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L and 7.4L Engines
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
Fig. Fig. 1: Crank the engine until the timing marks on both sprockets are in line
Fig. Fig. 3: Remove the camshaft gear and timing chain
A gear puller will be required to remove the crankshaft gear.
Fig. Fig. 5: Timing mark alignment-4.3L, 5.0L, 5.7L and 7.4L engines
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