• Tiny
  • jessiephe
  • 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 174,000 miles

1 just replaced a timing belt on a 92 eclipse 2.0 their is no slack in the belt when I put it on. When I rotated the engine their is a little slack in the belt between the exhaust cam and the oil sprocket but when I rotate it back to tdc their is no slack the belt is tight on both sides

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 AT 8:31 PM

1 Answer

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  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,976 posts

A minimal slack is expected but ensure you have adjusted the tension correctly as too much slack can cause problems later on.

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 AT 8:50 PM

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