1999 Dodge Neon Timing

Tiny
BECKY1978
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  • 1999 DODGE NEON
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  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 160,000 MILES
How do you set the timing on a 1999 Dodge Neon, is it up and down, the mark facing each other or going in the same direction?
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 1:46 PM

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Tiny
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Which engine? SOHC or DOHC?
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 4:13 PM
Tiny
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Hi there,

I have both on file, see pics for information.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/61395_dodge_neon_1.jpg


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/61395_dodge_neon_2.jpg


mark (mhpautos)
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 6:40 PM
Tiny
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What if you put one of the timing marks upside down? It is running fine. Will it cause a problem?
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 9:01 PM
Tiny
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If the engine is running smooth and compression is good in all cylinders than the timing belt is on correctly and its A OK. No possible way you could have installed it off of the timing mark and it run good.
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 9:39 PM
Tiny
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The timing must be set as per pic, I could not imagine that it would run at all if one of the cams was that far out.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Saturday, February 27th, 2010 AT 9:40 PM

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