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I need photos of where the timing marks should be to accurately replace the timing belt and position the overhead cams for accurate timing, I also need instructions on how to replace the timing belt and what is involved to do so.

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I'm going to tell you tath is not and easy job even if you have the time to do it
you have to have the knowledge and be paciente,and be very well organize to know when and were you place all the parts, because if you don't know
you will be ended calling a mechanic to be in your house and fix you car
there and is going to costo you and arm and a leg,and one more thing,if you don't know were the timming mark is located seems like you don't -
have and idea wath is all this job about it i'm not trying to disapoint you
but to do this job for your self you need to knowledgeble

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The link below is a diagram of the EGR valve. Looks like a mushroom with vacuum lines attached.

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Instructions:

  • Label and disconnect the hoses from the valve. Carefully loosen and remove the retaining bolts, remembering that they are probably heat-seized and rusty. Use penetrating oil freely.
  • Remove the valve and clean the gasket remains from both mating surfaces.
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    SOURCE: how do i position the timing marks when replacing my cam belt

    how do i position the timing marks when i replace the cam chian for toyota corolla 1.4i 2006 model

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    SOURCE: timing marks on twin overhead cams 2.4 and crank mark.

    Click on the following direct, Free Link. It has several Diagrams including the Timing Belt + Marks for your 2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L DOHC In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine (located on the bottom half of the Page on the Link). There are additional Diagrams that will prove to be helpful while you are doing this...

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    The mark position timing belt diagram for Nissan Bluebird ca20e single cam:

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    SOURCE: timing belt broken.dual overhead cam.don't know

    There are no timing marks. Special tools are required to lock the cams and crankshaft in place while the belt is reinstalled.

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