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Timing marks and procedures

I have a broken pass side top timing beltcam gear i have new gear but need to know how to alighn gears properly toreinstall timing belt

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If it is the 2.5 EJ25 motor the marks ar on the cover and pulleys. Top pulleys are Single line straight up and double straight down which should line up with bottom pulleys double marks. This should line up the single lines on bottom pulleys with 90 degree mark on outer cover both sides.The center pulley for crank should be straight up with notch in block.

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