1997 Mazda Truck timing

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KATHY PORTER
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  • 1997 MAZDA TRUCK
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • MANUAL
  • 200,000 MILES
Changed the timing belt it ran all day stopping at work, stores, and got home stopped the engine and ate dinner went to go to store then it wouldn't start again so I took it apart again its got diamond shapes on one and arrows on the other I set the diamond to diamond and arrow to arrow is this correct
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 7:16 AM

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What is the model and engine size?
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 8:08 AM
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It is mazda b2300
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 8:43 AM
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 8:45 AM
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2.3 liter
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 8:50 AM
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Timing belt:

Loosen tensioner adjusting bolt.
Using SST ; pry tensioner clockwise against spring tension as far as possible.
Tighten adjusting bolt to hold tensioner in released position.

Align the crankshaft pulley so that the number one piston is at TDC with the crankshaft key pointing straight up and the circle on the crankshaft sprocket is aligned with the mark on the front cover.
Align the triangle on the camshaft pulley with the triangle on the timing belt inner cover.
Align the diamond on the oil pump pulley with the diamond on the timing belt inner cover.
Install the new timing belt.
Tighten tensioner assembly against belt.

Tightening torque: 41-45 Nm (4.1-4.6 kgf.M, 30-33 ft-lb)

Tighten adjusting bolt.

Tightening torque: 35-45 Nm (3.6-4.6 kgf-m, 26-33 ft-lb)

Tighten spring pivot bolt.

Tightening torque: 40-55 Nm (4.1-5.5 kgf.M, 30-40 ft-lb)

Release the timing belt tensioner pulley. Rotate clockwise the engine two complete revolutions and check the camshaft timing.

See: Camshaft Timing Check and Adjustment

If necessary, adjust the camshaft timing.

See: Camshaft Timing Check and Adjustment

Timing belt outer cover:

Install the timing belt outer cover.

Tightening torque: 8-12 Nm (0.8-1.1 kgf.M, 6-8 ft-lb)
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Thursday, November 19th, 2015 AT 8:54 AM

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