ENGINE - ENGINE MECHANICAL
HINT: If replacing the timing belt before the timing
belt warning light comes on, (light comes on after
100,000 km (60,000 miles) of driving). be sure to
reset the timing belt counter of the speedometer to
TIMING BELT REMOVAL
REMOVE TIMING BELT COVER
Disconnect the vacuum hose from the 2 clamps on
the timing belt cover.
Remove the 3 clips.
Remove the 3 bolts. 3 seal washers and timing belt
cover. gasket and insulator.
SET NO.1 CYLINDER TO BOC/COMPRESSION
Turn the crankshaft pulley clockwise. align the timing
marks of the No.1 and No.2 camshaft timing pulleys
with the BOC marks.
NOTICE: If the timing belt
disengaged. h8Ylng the
erank,h.ft pulley at the wrong angle can cau•• the
head 10 coma Into contact with
each other when you remove the camshaft timing pulley
causing damage. $0 alway, ,et the crankshaft
pulley at the correct angle.
REMOVE TIMING BELT
When re- using timing belt:
Draw a direction arrow on the timing belt (in the
direction of engine revolution), and place match·
marks on the timing pulleys and timing belt.
When replacing timing belt tensioner only:
To avoid meshing of the timing pulley and timing
belt. secure one of them with string.
Alternately loosen the 2 bolts, and remove them and
the timing belt tensioner.
Remove the timing belt.