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Honda gx31 timing putting new piston on ,how to put cam the right way

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try a new plug sometimes a plug will not fire under compression. also adj the valves

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SOURCE: hi ive got a daewoo

Required tools: 13mm open end wrench 10mm shallow and deep socket 8mm socket long flathead screwdriver 17mm deep socket T50 torx socket 1/4", 3/8ths and 1/2" ratchets and extensions E10 inverted torx sockets 6mm allen wrench 15mm open end wrench 7mm socket 12mm open end wrench 14mm socket 12mm socket 8mm, 9mm and 10mm allen head sockets 19mm socket prybar needle nose pliers If you are doing this because your timing belt broke you will also need to buy a complete cylinder head, head gasket set, and both idler pullys. ALL DAEWOO MODELS WILL BREAK THE INTAKE AND EXHAUST VALVES WHEN THE TIMING BELT BREAKS. Start by removing the air cleaner assembly from the throttle body, remove the air filter and housing jack up the vehicle and remove the wheel, remove the plastic shielding in front of the accessory drive belt assembly, remove the accessory drive belt, place a jack with a block of wood on top underneath the engine oil pan remove the front engine mount, remove the crank shaft pully ( the 4 allen head bolts only not the 17mm bolt in the center.) remove the metal plate behind the engine mount bracket on the engine, remove the plastic timing belt cover 3 clips on top 2 10mm bolts on bottom. Rotate the engine until the #1 cyl. is at Top Dead Center on the compression stroke or line up the crankshaft timing mark with the mark on the inner timing belt cover ( notch in cover with notch in pully) on the camshaft pullys -- ( intake cam line up the line on the pully with the line on the inner cover)( exhaust cam line up the arrow on the pully with the arrow on the inner cover) loosen the 13mm bolt in the belt tensioner and using the allen wrench rotate the tab until there is slack in the belt. Remove the belt. At this time I would reccomend you replace the water pump, both plastic idler pullys as they tend to overheat and lockup, and the belt tensioner. Make sure all your marks are lined up, you may need a helper to hold the Exhause Cam in place as it tends to move during belt installation. Put the timing belt underneath the crankshaft pully, install the belt leaving the intake cam for last and NO BELT SLACK on the right side between the crank and the exhaust cam. Once the belt is installed rotate the crankshaft over 2 revolutions and make sure is rotates freely, and your timing marks are aligned perfectly if not the engine will not run properly, tension the belt as needed. Installation is the same as removal. To clarify, on the DOHC engine, the intake cam gear has a line on it, and the exhaust cam gear has an arrow on it. These should be lined up with the corresponsing line and arrow on the VALVE COVER, pointing straight up. I just went through this process over the weekend, and spent quite a bit of time looking for these marking as I had removed the valve cover. Once I found them, it was plain and simple. In addition, be sure to not over tighten the belt when reinstalling. The tensioner has markings on it for "old" and "new". DO NOT adjust past "new", as the car will sound like a jet engine, and the belt will not last for very long. One more item that you may as well replace while you are in there is the cam position sensor if you have not already, as there have been issues with them, and the timing housing has to be opened to get to it

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SOURCE: How to set timming on a 2003 Honda XR80 dirt bike?

This is the closest manual to your bike I can find.
As you can see, it covers from 1979 - 2003 - Honda rarely change their engine configurations when they make something that works.
This manual was probably last printed in 2003 - and later year bikes just added updated pages (Honda does that quite often to save on re-printing new manuals).
The XL model is exactly the same as the XR, except the XL has additional components to make it street legal - battery, head light, tail light, turn signals, horn and street legal tires

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you need to get a diagrm . try googel . timming marks for your car . if the belt broke while driving more then likley there is engine damage

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SOURCE: how to put the belt right on honda crv 99

Your local Napa store can print you out a routing diagram, but first check around under your hood, most cars have a routing sticker.

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Hello iv changed the piston on my kids honda xr 50 now it wont kick over i can move the piston through the head pulling the small chain in the cylinder head about 2 turns of the coge the opposite way to...

It sounds like you have not set the cam chain timing. If the cam is not timed to the piston position, the piston can come up and hit an open valve. If you put the engine together and kicked it over so the kick jammed then the piston has hit an open valve and chances are very strong that the valve is now bent. Bummer... If bent badly enough the valve guide may be cracked as well. Double bummer... I would pull the head off and do a visual inspection of the valves. Do they LOOK fully closed? Can you see a strike mark on the top of the piston? If all looks good, I would put the head back on then set the cam timing then turn the flywheel over by hand a full four revolutions. If it doesnt bind up you should gently push the kick lever to turn the engine over a few times. Okay, the piston doesn't seem to be hittinng a valve. Now do a compression check. You want to have 130 to 160 psi. If you do, the valves are okay. Get back to me by posting a comment if you don't know how to set the cam timing. The following diagram may be self explanitory. Please rate my answer. Thanks.


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Once the cam timing is set you can recheck the distributor. It should point to No.1.

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