CAM TIMING MARKS ON A 2005 POLO 1400

  • Tiny
  • hein
  • 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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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 3:14 PM

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

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 3:41 PM
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No I changed head gasket , I can see the mark on the pulley but what does it align whith

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 4:34 PM
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An arrow on the backing plate behind the cam gear.

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 4:38 PM
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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

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 4:45 PM
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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.

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 5:18 PM
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Have a look at the attached image. Will this help?

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Sunday, April 8th, 2012 AT 8:14 PM

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