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I have a 2004 corolla and has a timing chain making noise , now i pull the timing cover out but forgot to align the marks, and i think i move my camshaft now i need to set the marks again , what u think

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Me think you um not give enough information.
You changed the belt?
Just reset it to tdc and align the marks like you were doing it for the first time.
If it is off a degree it will run. It will not run good.
Replace the tensioners when this done yes.
Align marks and reinstall.

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you said SET, so i can only assume its all apart. right then
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