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Cam timing replaced starter clutch and crankshaft moved, how do I get everything lined back up

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SOURCE: replacing cams and cam chain

can be tuff-u kinda need 2 people--on my 81 250 I would hold the crank/alt area at the nut with a ratchet-then with my rite hand ratchet the cam sprocket slowly keeping the time marks steady

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SOURCE: yamaha yz 426 2002 set timing with crankshaft with

The spark will fire at top dead center and you can see it with a timing light or in the dark with the spark plug removed from the cylinder head but still connected to the coil wire and grounded against the motor (don't hold the plug or you will feel a shock, hold it by the rubber insulator.

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SOURCE: camshaft timing

check you have correct TDC for the indicator marks, place a rod down the plug hole and slowly rotate to confirm top dead centre for one and two, and follow the clymer instructions again.
and always turn it over by hand(as you have done) 2 complete revolutions and recheck marks , before attempting to start.

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SOURCE: How do I align my crank with my camshaft when they both have been removed and the crankshaft has moved out of position on my 1100 yamaha v star silverado

Put the crank shaft in position (TDC) and lock it off with the special Yamaha tool (adjustable spanner and tie wrap) join the dots on the sprockets.

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Camshaft would not turn anymore can't make it to the timing mark how do I turn it to the timing mark

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Regarding careful not to move the cam chain during removal of the flywheel/clutch and reassembly. one move of it, and you will be messing with the timing for another hour or so. You can rotate the engine with a breaker bar on the flywheel until a pinhole on the cam gear lines up with the hole behind the gear, and push a nail/allen key into the holes to keep the cam gear from moving. I do suggest this. This next link is to the timing procedure.

I would also suggest using a digital camera as you go through the process photographing what "right" looked like as you disassemble the bike. it adds a bit of time to the teardown, but it made things a snap having a great reference on reassembly.

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Hi! This most likely the problem when you try to crank and no start.
missfire- low power sparkplug
selonoid- not enough power going to the starter or Starter it self.
Bad Sensor- Into Intake Manifold, Oil Pressure, EGR, Carburator. Exshaust.
Belt- on to Camshaft, Cam gear, or Gear chain.
Fuel- gas line, fuel filter, fuel pump, low flow into fuel line or No fuel,
Bad Timing Belt on to camshaft or crankshaft.
My best bet is your AC Compressor Camshaft pully and your Crankshaft pully. Try this if I was right. Try to move the tension on the main motor belt, if it's tight, try moving the pully by hand, and if the compressor and crankshaft pully move or wable just a little. This means the berring of the pully are worn out and this cause the lost timing starter. but lets make sure, let someone look at the cam pully or the crankshaft pully while trying to start, if the pully moves, This mean that your pully need to be replace. this will cause to lack the Ignition,.To my last bet also check your Catalitic Converter mostt likely they get burned out when you keep trying to crank the car with no start, also check your ignition switch, hope this will solve the problem
P.S. some cars have a Intel switch also know the Fuel switch is located on the pasenger or driver seat. this will cause the fuel flowing into the gas intel line. press it in to reset.

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