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Is this an over head cam? Must be if it has a timing belt. OK, Pull everything off that is in the way, take fotos if you have to remember where everything went, air filter, intake, dist? anything, everything. Fan in the way? Timing cover, Expose the belt, highlight the timing marks on the cam and the crank, put the mark on the belt as well, Pull off rocker cover, Look underneath cam for head bolts, If the cam has to come off, Mark it with a white pen or a junk yard marker, Do not let it move from its position, Pull the cam, pull the head bolts, pull the head off. Check it for flat, see if it got hot and warped. If it did, you will need to get it planed. You might as well get it checked out while you got it off. Get a new gasket on there, no adhesive, no silicone, no glue, dry. You are supposed to use new bolts, but we'll let it slide. They cost about $50. Torque it down according to spec and pattern, Put the cam back on, align the marks, put the belt on, It should line up with the mark, or better yet, it has to. Set the tension on the belt, put the covers back on, you could crank the engine over by hand to make sure it is OK, then put it all back together, to make it easy to spin by hand, pull the spark plugs out. Get all the fan, air filter, intake, wires, cables, etc back on there, check the foto, fire it up. Hope this helps.

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Replacing a head gasket in a 1993 buick century


Before head gasket replacement have you checked these
Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil
engine or leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating
A coolant leak may develop from the . The may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
Headgasket replacement
step 1. undo negative battery cable or completely remove battery and tray.
step 2. remove air cleaner and associated piping if it is in the way to allow access to head, drain cooling system and remove upper radiator hose.
step 3. remove top portion of exhaust manifold.
step 4. remove intake manifold and fuel injection rail as necessary
step 5. remove spark wires and valve cover.
step 6. remove drive belts and top timing cover before removing timing belt find all alignment marks and paint to improve your visibility and aid in reassembly if no marks are present remove spark plug # 1 and rotate until piston is at tdc and check timing mark on crankshaft that it is on 0 then paint the belt and cams anything that has teeth that the timing belt rides on make a mark to aid in reassembly even if you are replacing t-belt at least you can compare to new belt and transfer marks, release tension on t-belt tensioner and remove t-belt.
step 7. remove head bolts start loosening at inside and work outwards reemove head bolts and pay attention to sizing and placement.
carefully check for anything that is still attached to head and if free tap head with rubber or dead blow hammer to free from block and lift straight up so as not to ruin or bend any of the alignment pegs.
step 8. remove head gasket material with non-scratching tools or scrapers or buff pads made for that job. making note of where it was blown.
step 9. decide if you should send head to machine shop to have mating surface made flat again and also to have valves and related parts inspected or replaced. usually about $300-$400
step 10. inspect block remove all gasket material look for pitting or scarring also use straight edge to determine if it is straight or if it needs to be resurfaced by a machine shop.
step 11. install new headgasket and check fit. If all is good reassemble in reverse order of removal and I always like to replace crank seal ,cam seal, water pump, t-belt and tensioner also thermostat, drivebelts, spark plugs, cap, rotor, wires, pcv valve, intake manifold ,exhaust manifold gaskets.
this is just a broad overview hope it helps you will have to get haynes manual or similar for head torque values and what not

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1997-2000 Ford Contour 2.0L DOHC Camshaft Set up For timing Belt Replacement.most Instructions Call For 3 Different Special Tools No NeedFORD UPGRADED TIMING PULLEYS AND TENTIONERS In a UPGRADE KIT
Remove Valve Cover And TOP Timing Belt Cover CUT BELT OFF, Go to Rear of CAMSHAFTS (OppositeSPROCKETS) Look and you will see SLOTS at the end of Each CAM they are CUT ECCENTRICALLY . Use a Piece of Sturdy FLAT STOCK HARD STEAL (STRAIGHT) Turn CAMS one at a TIME Until they are EVEN With COVER GASKET SURFACE of Head, ALIGN BOTH Cams this Way Insert FLAT STOCK IN SLOTS So CAMS Don't Spring Back, And you Have VALVE TRAIN TIMED PERFECTLY, #1 Spark Plug OUT Bar Over to TDC WOODRUF KEY Should be Pointed Straight UP. This Is ALL there is to IT. Proceed with Timing Cover Removals and front Mount, REPLACE ALL PULLEYS AS A KIT (SOLD AS KIT) Install Timing Belt Set Tensioner According to KIT Instructions ans this will Illuminate All Special Tools SAID to be NEEDED for this Procedure, (( REMOVE FLAT STOCK AT CAMSHAFT ENDS AFTER BELT IS TIGHTENED.Install New Valve Cover Gasket #1 Spark Plug and Job is Done. Cuts 1 Hour 15 Minutes off Flat Rate

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Ford torque specs


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1992 ford explorer there's water in oil so have a cracked head or blown head gasket after its replaced how do I reset the compression and do I need to reset eec


When you get the new head gasket on and the new head (if needed) back together, and your timing from the timing belt or chain is correct, the compression should be good. There is no resetting of compression.
On a '92, you should not need to worry about resetting the eec. That is for newer vehicles.

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Antifreeze leaking between manifold and head rt. side 460 engine


You blew a head gasket. Remove the head and see if you can see where the gasket failed, have the head shaved and replace gaskets.

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Where is the water pump on a Ford KJ Laser?


The water pump on the 92 Laser is easily replaced. You just need to untension the the belt driving the bump. Once you have done that all you need to do is undo the bolts and take the pump into your local auto parts dealer. Now that you have the pump install it and retension the belt.

U actually have to remove alternator belt and powersteering/a/c belts, then remove timing belt cover, remove timing belt adjuster, and slide timing belt off top pulley, making sure you mark it before removing it, so as to put it back in same position. Next, unbolt 2 bolts at bottom of water pump (this is a bit fiddly, but doable, then, undo water pump, replace with new water pump, being sure to use gasket cement, aswell as new gasket, which should be supplied with pump, then put it all back together, in reverse order of removal. Fill cooling system, check for leaks, and voila, u have done it :)

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How to replace head gasket on 1999 2.5 cyl ford ranger


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  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable
  2. Relieve the fuel pressure.
  3. Drain the cooling system. Disconnect the three way catalytic converter Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
  4. Remove the drive belt.
  5. Remove the water pump pulley, fan and clutch assembly.
  6. Remove the intake manifolds
  7. Remove the ignition wires from the spark plugs .
  8. Remove the spark plugs; .
  9. Remove the oil level indicator tube
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    • Remove the oil level indicator tube.
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    1. Remove the drive belt .
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    2. Remove the A/C compressor mounting bracket (2882) with the power steering pump (3A674) attached and position out of the way.
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      • Remove the water pump inlet tube.
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      • Remove the bracket.
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  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces.
  1. Install new gaskets as necessary.
    • Use new cylinder head bolts.
  1. Follow the removal procedure in reverse order.
  1. Tighten the bolts in sequence, in three stages, to 70 Nm (51 lb/ft).
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    • Stage 2: Retighten all bolts to 70 Nm.
    • Stage 3: Tighten all bolts an additional 90-100 degrees.
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    • Stage 3: Install and tighten bolt 3.
    • Stage 4: Tighten bolt 1.
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1992 dodge 3.0 Caravan head/timingchain removal procedures


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Click on the following direct Link. It has the Timing Belt Diagrams with Marks for the Camshaft and Crankshaft that you will need. It also has numerous other helpful diagrams for use.

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