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I need Timing Belt R&R for 1993 Geo Storm 4 cyl ( not waterpump)

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Hi, the procedure below is from autozone.com. The most critical step in installing the timing belt is to ensure the belt is tight on the left side with the timing marks aligned before releasing the tensioner onto the belt. Please let me know if you have any questions, and thanks for using FixYa.

Storm
SOHC ENGINE

  1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
  2. Remove the alternator belt, then the power steering belt.
  3. Support the engine using J-28467-A or an equivalent engine support fixture.
  4. Remove the right engine mount.
  5. Remove the timing belt cover retaining bolts, then the timing belt cover from the vehicle. It may be necessary to support the vehicle and remove the right under cover in order to access the lower timing cover bolts.

  6. See Figures 1, 2 and 3
    1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
    2. Remove the timing belt cover. If necessary, raise and support the vehicle, then remove the right under cover to access the lower timing cover bolts.
    3. If not done already, rotate the crankshaft so that the No. 4 cylinder is at TDC on its compression stroke by aligning the camshaft pulley timing mark to the 9 o'clock position.
    4. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
    5. Remove the crankshaft pulley center bolt, the 4 crankshaft pulley side bolts and the crankshaft pulley from the vehicle.
    6. Loosen the belt tension pulley bolt, then remove the timing belt from around the tensioner and other pulleys. Remove the timing belt from the vehicle.

    To install:

    1. Make sure the crankshaft pulley keyway and groove is aligned with the oil pump timing mark and the camshaft pulley timing mark is in the 9 o'clock position. Install the timing belt around the crankshaft timing pulley, followed by the tensioner pulley, water pump pulley and the camshaft timing pulley.
    2. Tighten the belt tensioner retaining bolt. Make sure that the belt is properly tightened and is aligned evenly around all the pulleys:
      1. Turn the crankshaft 2 complete revolutions and realign the crankshaft timing gear groove with the mark on the oil pump.
      2. Loosen the tension pulley bolt and apply tension to the belt using an Allen wrench in the hexagonal pulley hole. Torque the pulley bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) while holding the pulley stationary.
      3. Check the timing belt tension/deflection using a belt tension gauge. The belt should deflect 0.63-0.79 in. (16-20mm) when 22 lbs. (98 N) of pressure is applied to the center of the longest belt stretch.

    3. Check that the camshaft is still aligned to the 9 o'clock position.
    4. Install the timing belt cover, secure it with the 2 lower mounting bolts, then torque the bolts to 89 in. lbs. (10 Nm).
    5. Install the crankshaft pulley to the crankshaft dampener, secure the center bolt and the 4 side bolts. Torque the center bolt to 87 ft. lbs. (118 Nm) and the 4 side bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
    6. If removed, install the right side under cover.
    7. Lower the vehicle. Install the 4 upper timing belt cover retaining bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    8. Install the right engine mount.
    9. Install the power steering pump drive belt and alternator drive belt. Adjust them to the proper belt tension.
    10. Remove engine support fixture and reconnect the negative battery cable.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Timing belt routing - SOHC engines



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Fig. Fig. 2: Align the crankshaft timing gear keyway with the mark in the oil pump - SOHC engines




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Fig. Fig. 3: Check the timing belt tension at the center of the longest point between pulleys - SOHC engines

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FIG 1 1kbron_114.jpg
FIG 2 1kbron_115.jpg

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FIG 3 1kbron_116.jpg
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