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Timing Belt with Mechanical Tensioner

1998 Volvo V70XC Cross Country - 2.5L Following Volvo standard procedures and process, is it necessary to change the mechanical tensioner when the timing belt is changed?
Specifically this has to do with the 70K service.

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You dont have to but yes it should be or else the next time it will have 140K miles on that little bearing/dont forget the idley pully

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I need to know where the timing marks is on a 1997 plymouth breeze 2.0 liter


I strongly recommend you consult a repair manual for the timing belt install procedure. Depending if you have a hydraulic or mechanical tensioner for the belt, the procedure is different. If you register for free at www.autozone.com, listing make, model and year, you could find the procedure under "repair guides".
Here is a shortened guide: Align notch of crank sprocket with the arrow on the oil pump housing, then back off 3 notches or teeth, (counterclockwise to back off).
Align notch of cam sprocket with mark on the inner belt cover-it is at top of engine-notch on cam will be almost straight up.
Move crankshaft to 1/2 notch before arrow on oil pump housing. Install belt starting at crankshaft, then around water pump, then around camshaft sprocket last.
Move crank to TDC (notch right with arrow) to take up belt slack.
Reinstall tensioner, and tighten fasteners as follows: Mechanical tensioner-250 inch pounds.
Hydraulic tensioner assembly pulley bolt-50 foot pounds. Hydraulic tensioner assembly and pivot bracket bolt-23 foot pounds.
Remove tensioner plunger pins-for either mechanical or hydraulic tensioners. Tension is correct when plunger pin can be removed and replaced easily.
Rotate crankshaft at least two revolutions, and recheck timing marks.
Reinstall timing belt cover, engine mount bracket, engine mount, and crankshaft damper. Tighten crank damper pulley bolt to 105 foot pounds.
Reinstall drive belts and accessories.

I know the info on the tensioner is confusing: why you need to consult a repair manual or register at autozone. You have to compress the plunger on the hydraulic tensioner after removing it and insert a pin (a very small Allen wrench works-5/64 inch Allen wrench). If a mechanical tensioner, you will need an 8 mm Allen wrench to rotate the tensioner counter clockwise (this is before or after removed from engine), the use a 1/8 inch or 3 mm Allen wrench to insert into plunger hole, to hold the tensioner retracted until installed. See what I mean? Post back if unclear...or just find the repair procedure. Sorry, no diagrams available for me. I'm too old and crochety-lol.

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Kia sedona instructions to replace serpintene belt


Hi, Here is the procedure for a 2002 KIA Sedona 2.9, Engine code KJ. I I can not guarantee the followingprocedure is exactly the same as your car.

Warnings and recommendations Unless otherwise advised by the manufacturer, the following procedures are recommended: Always fit a new timing belt after removal Check the tensioner and idler pulleys; renew if necessary Never turn the engine in the direction opposite to that of normal operation Check the belt(s) for cracks, fraying, wear and oil contamination Note: The engine must be cold before timing belt adjustment Note: Avoid bending, torsion or traction General Before disconnecting the battery cable, check the audio system security code kj_t_dba_uk_6.jpg
Always check the timing marks before timing belt removal Removal Disconnect the battery Remove the radiator upper hose Remove the fuel filter unit Note: Do not disconnect the hoses carniv_j3tci_t_dba_uk_3.gif
Remove the engine mount kj_t_dba_uk_4.gif
Remove the bracket Remove the right front wheel Remove the air-conditioning drive belt Remove the ancillary drive belt Remove the ancillary drive belt tensioner Remove the coolant pump pulley Remove the crankshaft pulley Remove the timing cover(s) kj_t_dba_uk_6.jpg
Align the timing marks Loosen the tensioner kj_t_dba_uk_7.gif
Remove the tensioner Remove the timing belt Check the gearwheels, tensioner and idler pulley(s) for damage and wear Renew if necessary Installation kj_t_dba_uk_6.jpg
Check the timing marks Fit the timing belt kj_t_dba_uk_7.gif
Fit the tensioner kj_t_dba_uk_3.gif
Adjust the tensioner kj_t_dba_uk_1.gif
Align the marks on the tensioner Tighten the tensioner (23.5 Nm) Rotate the engine 2 rotations by hand kj_t_dba_uk_6.jpg
Align the timing marks kj_t_dba_uk_8.gif
Check the tensioner Repeat the procedure if required Refit the timing covers Refit the crankshaft pulley (373 - 392 Nm) Refit the coolant pump pulley (17.6 - 28.4 Nm) Fit the ancillary drive belt tensioner Fit the ancillary drive belt Refit the air-conditioning drive belt Refit the front right wheel (88 - 108) kj_t_dba_uk_4.gif
Fit the bracket (36.2 - 53.9 Nm) Refit the engine mount carniv_j3tci_t_dba_uk_3.gif
Refit the fuel filter unit Refit the radiator hose(s) Refill the cooling system Check for leaks Reconnect the battery earth cable Torque settings Tensioner: (23.5 Nm) Timing covers (6.9 - 9.8 Nm) Coolant pump pulley: (17.6 - 28.4 Nm) Special tools Special tools are not required

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How often does the timing belt have to be changed on a 2004 V40 1.9 4cyl?


Do it at 60,000 miles, it is cheaper than a damaged engine-Volvo had different recommendations:
All models - 1999MY: Replacement of timing belt and tensioner every 80,000 miles or 8 years.
1,6/1,8/2,0 - 2000-01MY: Replacement of timing belt and tensioner at the following intervals:
90,000 miles/8 years.
186,000 miles/16 years.
1,9T/2,0T - 2000MY: Replacement of timing belt and tensioner at the following intervals:
66,000 miles/6 years.
138,000 miles/12 years.
210,000 miles/18 years.
2,0T - 2001MY: Replacement of timing belt and tensioner at the following intervals:
90,000 miles/8 years.
186,000 miles/16 years.
All models - 2002MY : Replacement of timing belt and tensioner every 96,000 miles or 8 years.
The previous use and service history of the vehicle must always be taken into account.

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I need to know how to change a timing belt on a 2002 Kia Sendona


  1. Record the radio anti theft code data.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Engine cover Accessory drive belts Idler pulley Crankshaft pulley Power steering pump pulley Belt tensioner pulley Upper and lower timing belt covers
  3. Support the engine with a floor jack and remove the engine mount.
  4. Rotate the engine to align the camshaft sprocket timing marks with the cylinder head cover timing marks.

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    Fig. Timing belt routing and timing marks-3.5L Engine

  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Auto tensioner Timing belt

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    Fig. Timing belt and related components-3.5L Engine


To install:
  1. Ensure that the engine is set to Top Dead Center (TDC).
  2. Prepare the auto tensioner for installation by compressing it in a vise and installing a retaining pin.
  3. Install the timing belt in the following order:
    1. Crankshaft sprocket
    2. Idler pulley
    3. Left bank exhaust camshaft sprocket
    4. Left bank intake camshaft sprocket
    5. Water pump pulley
    6. Right bank intake camshaft sprocket
    7. Right bank exhaust camshaft sprocket
    8. Tensioner pulley

  4. Install the auto tensioner. Do not remove the retaining pin at this time.
  5. Check that the crankshaft and camshaft timing marks are aligned correctly.
  6. Rotate the crankshaft 1 / 4 turn Counterclockwise .
  7. Rotate the crankshaft 1 / 4 turn Clockwise to return the engine to TDC.
  8. Loosen the tensioner pulley center bolt.
  9. Apply 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm) torque to the tensioner pulley as shown and tighten the center bolt to 32-41 ft. lbs. (43-55 Nm).

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    Fig. Adjusting the tensioner pulley-3.5L Engine

  10. Remove the auto tensioner retaining pin.
  11. Rotate the crankshaft 2 revolutions Clockwise , then wait 5 minutes for the auto tensioner to adjust.
  12. Measure the auto tensioner rod as shown. If the measurement is not 3.8-4.5 mm, then repeat the belt tensioning procedure.

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    Fig. Measuring the auto tensioner rod-3.5L Engine

  13. When the auto tensioner measurement is correct, install or connect the following:

    Engine mount Upper and lower timing belt covers Belt tensioner pulley Power steering pump pulley Crankshaft pulley Idler pulley Accessory drive belts Engine cover Negative battery cable
  14. Reprogram the radio anti theft codes.

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Firing order diagram for a volvo 2001 cross country v70. Need to know where is #1?


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Replacing a timing belt on a 740 GL Volvo 1990 model


Replacement of the timing belt on B230F engines is fairly straightforward. Note that you will need the proper tool to secure the crankshaft sprocket during removal procedures. Obtain the timing belt tensioner as well; it is designed to last only as long as the timing belt.
Begin by cleaning the area around the timing belt upper cover.
Remove the upper cover.
Remove the drivebelts on all accessory components.
Remove the fan (if you have a mechanical fan). Carefully leverage it out of the shroud. It may be necessary to remove the shroud as well - two 7mm bolts secure it to the radiator.
Remove the lower bellhousing cover at the rear of the engine.
Turn the crankshaft to bring the engine to Number 1 cylinder, TDC, firing. The timing marks will align when this is done.
Remove the crankshaft sprocket bolt. It may be very tight, and clearance is quite limited. Take care not to move the crankshaft from its set position.
Inspect all front oil seals before continuing, along with the water pump condition. If anti-boil weeps from the weep hole on top, you must replace the water pump or else it will contaminate the new belt.
Lock the timing belt tensioner in position. This can be done with a small nail, bringing it back and out of the way.
Remove the timing belt.
Replace all oil seals that leak, are weak or missing. Oil will ruin the new timing belt.
Installation is essentially a reversal of removal, after the tensioner is replaced and unlocked, spin the crankshaft sprocket two complete turns, noting if the timing is correct by way of the pointers aligning with the marks in the rear timing cover. Push down on the belt to ensure it seats correctly. Tighten the tensioner to the specified torque.
Install the cover, rear bellhousing cover (if removal was necessary) and nuts. Screw the backplate onto the front timing cover.
Install the fan and fan shroud.
Refill the coolant if the water pump was changed.
After double-checking installation items, road test the vehicle after allowing it to warm up to check for coolant or oil leakage.
After 600 miles, remove the rubber plug at the front of the timing cover. Loosen and tighten the tensioner bolt. Place your labels indicating mileage and date of timing belt drive maintenance at the front of the engine.

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Timing marks on a 2000 volvo v40 1.9t crank and cam marks


Timing belt alignment markings


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Here is all the tech info for removing and replacing....hope this helps you:

4-Cylinder Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Negative battery cable
    • Right hand engine cover
    • Cover over the right headlamp
    • Accessory drive belt
    • Front timing cover
    • Servo reservoir
  3. Position Volvo lifting beam 999 5006 or equivalent slightly in front of the front lifting eyelet for the engine. Use Volvo lifting arm 999 5383 or equivalent and Volvo lifting hook 999 5460 or equivalent to raise the front of the engine a few millimeters.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Right-hand engine mount
    • Right front wheel
  5. Turn the crankshaft until the markings on the crankshaft and camshaft pulley correspond. Turn the crankshaft a further 1/4 turn clockwise and then back again until the markings correspond. The markings are illustrated. Remove the upper timing cover.
  6. Slacken off the center screw for the belt tensioner slightly.
  7. Turn the tensioner clockwise to 10 o'clock.
  8. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Air baffles
    • Lower belt cover
    • Timing belt


To install:
  1. Turn all the pulleys listening for bearing noise. Check to see that the contact surfaces are clean and smooth. If the tensioner pulley lever or idler is seized, replace it.
  2. If replacing with a new idler pulley, tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm).
  3. If replacing tension pulley, screw into place using the center bolt by hand. Ensure that the tensioner fork is centered over the cylinder block rib. Ensure that the Allen hole on the eccentric is at "10 o'clock".
  4. Install the timing belt in the following order:
    1. Around the crankshaft sprocket
    2. Around the idler pulley
    3. Around the camshaft sprockets
    4. Around the water pump
    5. Onto the belt tensioner
  5. Carefully turn the crankshaft clockwise until the timing belt is tensioned. The belt must be tensioned between the intake camshaft pulley, the idler pulley and the crankshaft
  6. Hold the belt tensioner center screw secure. Turn the belt tensioner eccentric counter-clockwise until the tensioner indicator passes the marked position.
  7. Then turn the eccentric back so that the indicator reaches the marked position in the center of the window and tighten the center bolt to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  8. Press the belt to check that the indicator on the tensioner moves easily.
  9. Install or connect the following:
    • Lower belt guard
    • Air baffles
    • Upper timing cover
  10. Turn the crankshaft two turns. Check that the markings on the crankshaft and camshaft pulley correspond.
NOTE Check that the indicator on the belt tensioner is within the marked area.

  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Lower timing cover
    • Front timing cover and tighten to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm)
    • Accessory drive belt
    • Engine mount and tighten to 49 ft. lbs. (67 Nm)
    • Servo reservoir. Tighten bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
    • Front wheel
    • Right hand engine cover
    • Cover over the right headlamp
    • Negative battery cable

May 04, 2010 | 2000 Volvo V40

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How to know if timing belt on volvo t6 needs to be replaced if dealer stamps and bills don't show it. The 105 page was stamped.


The timing belt should have been replaced at the 105K service. Someone should look at the timing belt to determine the condition. However, if you have any doubts, you should replace it to be on the safe side. Also replace the mechanical tensioner.

Apr 10, 2010 | 2001 Volvo S60

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Hi i need a diagram of a v70 v belt assembly belt


Copy & paste the following link into your address bar..Hope it helps you!

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideContent.jsp?chapterTitle=Engine+Mechanical+Components&partName=Timing+Belt+Front+Cover&pageId=0900c152801c1377&subChapterTitle=Accessory+Drive+Belts&partId=0900c152801c12c8

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99 Volvo S80 water pump replacement


if this helps.. I had the 1998 model S70. the water pump was driven by the timing belt. you had to take the timing belt off just to replace the water pump. it was just a simple bolt on replacement. the only difficult issue is resetting the hydraulic tensioner on the timing belt. the hydraulic tensioner has to be completely taken off and compressed VERY SLOWLY in a vise. then insert a very hard drill bit or (special volvo tool) into a keeper hole, reinstall hydraulic tensioner onto car and reinstall timing belt.very quickly remove drill bit from keeper hole in tensioner and the tensioner snaps back out to put tension on belt. and you are done.

Jun 15, 2009 | 1999 Volvo S80

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