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CAM TIMING MARKS ON A 1400

2005 Volkswagen Polo • 15,000 miles

Need to know where to align the cam timing mark on a 1400 vw polo 2005 model 8 valve blm engine
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Hein
April 8, 2012.




Did the belt break or fail? It is an interfernce motr and there may be valve damage.

Roy


No I changed head gasket , I can see the mark on the pulley but what does it align whith


Tiny
Hein
Apr 8, 2012.
An arrow on the backing plate behind the cam gear.

Roy


There is no backing plate only a plastic cover with no markings this is diffrent to the jetta or golf thats why I need advice


Tiny
Hein
Apr 8, 2012.
I found the 1.4 on the internet and it showed that, sorry.
The manual way is to remove the valve cover and look at number 4 cylinder. It has to be on valve overlap wich means the intake and exhaust are open at the same time the exact amount of lift. You can use a level on the lobes to verify.

Roy
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Have a look at the attached image. Will this help?


Tiny
Exovcds
Apr 8, 2012.

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