Check the alignment of the mark on the camshaft sprocket with the mark on the cylinder head. Check that the crankshaft sprocket mark aligns with the notch in the timing case.
Install the new timing belt by starting at the crankshaft sprocket and continuing in reverse direction of engine rotation.
Loosen the upper timing belt tensioner roller bolt. The spring tension should be enough to move the roller. Turn the engine 1 revolution in the direction of rotation using the crankshaft bolt to tension the belt. Check that the timing marks align exactly at the camshaft sprocket and the crankshaft sprocket. Tighten the roller bolts, top bolt first, then the bottom bolt.
Install the lower timing protective cover and tighten the bolt. Install the tdc sender.
Replace the alternator bracket. Install the crankshaft hub and torque the nut to 281-309 ft. lbs. (390-430 Nm).
Install the vibration damper and pulley. Torque the bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
Install the upper cover and nut. Install the rubber guard. Check the condition of the O-ring and install the upper cover. Install the rotor and distributor cap.
Install the accessories and belts. Install the splash shield and fill the cooling system with coolant mixture. Bleed the cooling system.
Apply a sticker showing the date and mileage of the belt change on the engine.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 AT 3:50 PM