Mechanics

TIMING BELT, VALVE ADJUSTMENT

1988 Ford Festiva

Engine Mechanical problem
1988 Ford Festiva 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 102000 miles

How do I replace the timing belt and what are the locations for the timing marks. What is the valve lash on the exhaust and the intake valves. It has manual rockers. Thank you dave
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Dwall56
October 13, 2009.



Hi
Remove inner fender panel to get at crank bolt. then remove front engine covers. put engine TDC and loosen tensioner remove belt. Reverse to install.
Intake and exhaust valves clearence .012 in.


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Docfixit
Oct 23, 2009.