2002 CHEVY CAVALIER TIMING GEARS & OR CHAIN

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  • 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

Engine Mechanical problem
2002 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 100k miles

How do I replace?

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 AT 7:04 PM

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  • BMRFIXIT
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Timing Chain & Sprockets Replacement
Tools Required
J 22888-20A Universal Two Jaw Puller
J 5590 Pinion Bearing Race Installer-Rear
Removal Procedure
Remove the engine front cover.
Align the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprocket timing marks with the alignment tabs on the timing chain tensioner.
Important: Before removing the timing chain, measure the distance between the hole in the bracket and the unworn surface of the timing chain tensioner shoe.
If the distance between the hole and the unworn surface of the timing chain tensioner shoe is more that 8 mm (0.314), replace the tensioner, timing chain, and both sprockets.
Remove the timing chain tensioner bolts.

Remove the camshaft sprocket bolt.
Remove the camshaft sprocket and timing chain.
Remove the Torx bolt and the tensioner assembly.
Remove the crankshaft sprocket using J 22888-20A .


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