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I need to set the ignition timing on a 98 eclipse 2.0 DOHC wanted to ask if you knew how to properly set the cams on time?

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Sounds like your IAC (idle air control) motor needs to be replaced. If you are driving on the Interstate/freeway/highway for a bit and then get off, the car dies when your coming to a stop right?
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Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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Hi, please explain what you mean, are the cams in the head and your on about setting the timing up or are the cams out of the head and its needs rebuilding.

if so explain what you have done so far,

to put the cams in the head you need to put the seals on either end then rest the cams on the into head then you put the clamps on that bolt the cams to the head and just go round and tighten each bolt up in turn on a bit at a time as the cams will then lower pushing the vlaves down on the valves that are open keep going round the bolts until they are all seated properyl then you need to torque them up

anyway let me know exactly what you mean then ill be able to understand more and can assist you further ok

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I believe for your engine the cams are set up on the back (drivers side) of the cams. There are flat spots on the cams that have to be level with each other. I eye ball them. But there is a tool made for this. Expensive though. Like I said eye ball them and once you get the belt on turn it 2 revolutions by the crank and recheck all the marks. If they are still in place you are good to go.

Posted on Aug 31, 2011

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