HOW DO I SYNC THE CAMS WITH EACH ?

  • Tiny
  • jonnygilley
  • 2005 Kia Spectra
  • 203,000 miles

The timing belt jumped and it bent valves, I removed the head and had a machine shop replace the valves and set the cams in time with each other then replaced the head and timing belt. I have a vibration and check engine light, the DTC is P0016 cam and crank out of sync. I have checked and double checked the timing marks on the belt and the are dead on. I believe that the machine shop did not set the cams properly so I need to know how to set the cams. Thanks.

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Sunday, March 18th, 2012 AT 12:47 AM

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  • rasmataz
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Try this : Put the engine no.1 piston on its compression stroke/TDC and align the camshafts and crankshaft to its markings as indicated in the repair manual

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