Disconnect battery ground cable. Remove exhaust side
Remove fan shroud bolts and fan shroud, and position aside.
Loosen, but do not remove, water pump pulley bolts. Remove accessory drive serpentine belt
Remove fan and clutch assembly retaining
screws. Remove fan and clutch assembly. Remove fan shroud. Remove water pump
On models with A/C, discharge A/C system using approved refrigerant
recovery/recycling equipment. Remove A/C compressor from mounting bracket.
Remove A/C compressor mounting bracket with power steering pump attached, and
Remove timing belt outer cover retaining bolt. Release 7
cover interlocking tabs. Remove timing belt cover.
Rotate crankshaft in
normal direction of rotation so that No. 1 cylinder is at TDC of compression
stroke. Align camshaft, crankshaft and oil pump timing marks. See Fig. 1 .
Crankshaft keyway should be pointing straight up, and circle on crankshaft
sprocket must align with notch in engine front cover.
Holding timing belt
tensioner with Camshaft Belt Tension
Adjuster (T74P-6254-A) or equivalent,
loosen adjusting bolt and pivot bolt. Slowly release spring tension. Pry
tensioner away from timing belt, and tighten bolt to hold tensioner in place.
Remove timing belt.
Ensure crankshaft is set at TDC and camshaft sprocket timing
mark and oil pump sprocket timing mark are aligned with inner cover timing
Install timing belt on crankshaft sprocket, oil pump sprocket and
then the camshaft sprocket. Loosen timing belt tensioner bolt.
tensioner to adjust itself against timing belt. DO NOT tighten belt tensioner.
Slowly rotate crankshaft clockwise 2 complete turns clockwise (as viewed from
front of engine) so No. 1 cylinder is at TDC of compression stroke.
timing alignment marks. If timing marks are not aligned, reposition timing belt.
Repeat timing belt tensioning procedure.
Tighten timing belt tensioner
adjusting and pivot bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Install
crankshaft pulley. Tighten center bolt to specification.
Install timing belt
cover. Install exhaust side spark plugs. Install A/C compressor mounting bracket
to engine. Install A/C compressor to mounting bracket. To complete installation,
reverse removal procedure. Recharge A/C system, if necessary.