Question about 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
Please let me know if you have questions, and thanks for using Fixya. Fig. Correct sprocket alignment for the left secondary timing chain-3.5L engine Fig. Correct sprocket alignment for the right secondary timing chain-3.5L engine
NOTE Be sure the painted links are facing the front of the engine.
NOTE Be sure the lever on the tensioner is facing you when installed.
Primary chain tensioner. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm); then remove the chain tensioner pin. 4 chain guide access plugs. Torque the plugs to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm). Front engine lift bracket. Torque the hex head bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and the internal drive bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm). CMP sensor. Torque the bolts to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
Front cover with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 124 inch lbs. (14 Nm) and the coolant drain plug to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm). Crankshaft balancer. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm); then an additional 120 degree turn.
Water pump with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 124 inch lbs. (14 Nm). Belt tensioner. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Idler pulley. Torque the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Power steering pump pulley Drive belt Underhood accessory wiring junction block Washer and coolant reservoirs Battery and tray Front diagonal brace Rocker arm covers. Torque the bolts to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm). Negative battery cable
Sprockets and chain Secondary timing sprocket and chain
Secondary timing chain on the sprockets, with the drive pins at the 12 o-clock positions Sprockets and chain assembly onto the camshafts, with the chain properly aligned on the tensioner
Rocker arm cover Negative battery cable
Fig. Correct sprocket alignment for the left secondary timing chain-3.5L engine
Fig. Correct sprocket alignment for the right secondary timing chain-3.5L engine
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