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Timing chain set up

I changed the timing chain and now i need to know how to set the timing gears you know the key hole on a 1994 jeep grand cherokee 5.2l engine

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Hi there if you already replaced the timing chain then you must have aligned the crankshaft mark to the mark that is on the cam sprocket ?

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