Timing marks on valve cams and timing

Tiny
WACHOB2006
  • 2002 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

My car is a four cylinder, two wheel drive, manual transmission with 194,000 miles.
Having camshaft on TDC, please help me align timing belt sprocket (two marks on this, which one do I align to front of engine--there is a hole in the sprocket, should it be at 6 o'clock?), And where should the valve cam marks be?
Robert

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Thursday, May 28th, 2009 AT 10:08 AM

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Tiny
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Okay, here is what I was able to find on the belt and chain timing marks and alignment. If there is more needed please just ask I will look for more. Thanks and hope this helps.
Belt alignment


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/249564_Graphic_86.jpg


Chain alignment


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/249564_Graphic1_12.jpg

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Thursday, May 28th, 2009 AT 10:42 AM
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With reference to your drawing for the engine timing marks above, I had this same problem with understanding these marks. I replaced the head gasket in my engine without pulling the engine out of the car and have everything put back together but cannot get my car to run. My car is a 96 Elantra 1.8 but these markings appear to be the same.

Do the cam shaft markings have to be lined up with the cam chain markings when the timing belt cam shaft pulley is at TDC? My crankshaft markes lines up with the chain marks but not when the crankshaft timing pulley is at TDC. Is that normal?

The other thing I need to know is this. Since I didn't have an engine hoist and didn't pull the engine, the motor mount on the passenger's side is in the way. I cannot remove the crank shaft pulley or the lower timing belt cover. Ive been using the mark on the crankshaft pulley to line up with the zero degree mark on the plastic TDC indicator on the lower timing belt cover. Is this acceptable for lining up the crank shaft at TDC?

I don't know what I'm doing wrong but if my timing marks are lined up right I can at least eliminate that as my problem. Thanks for your help!


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/369263_Crank_pulley_timing_mark_1.jpg

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Monday, June 15th, 2009 AT 8:55 AM
Tiny
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What about the twin cam timing makrs

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Sunday, January 1st, 2017 AT 7:41 PM
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What about the twin cam timing marks for the one using belt.

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Sunday, January 1st, 2017 AT 7:43 PM
Tiny
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Hey DATSI19,

We don't show twin cams in thus cam can you double check the year and start a new question please?

Best, Ken

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:58 AM
Tiny
PUGMAN2828
  • 1998 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
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Engine Mechanical problem
1998 Hyundai Elantra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual

BEEN TRYING 3- WEEKS ABOUT TO GIVE UP? TRYING TO FIND TDC ON CRANK I LINE UP THE MARKS AND PUT CAM IN TIME AND STILL ONLY RUNS SLOW WANT SPEED UP. COULD I HAVE IT 180 OUT LIKE A CHEV. I DO PUT THE CAM MARKS AT 10 DEGREES

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM
Tiny
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Hi PUGMAN2828,

Did you get the markings correct? Note the crankpulley key mark. If you are not sure, remove the 1sat spark plug and use a long screwdriver to manually test the TDC position and note the marking.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_TimingBelt98ElantraFig01_1.jpg

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM
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SAMANTHA88
  • 2005 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
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Engine Mechanical problem
2005 Hyundai Elantra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

how to time the cams and the timing belt

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime18_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime19_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime20_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime21_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime22_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime23_1.jpg

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM
Tiny
KEITH E FLEEGLE
  • 2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
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When trying to time engine, the cam chain aligned crank aligned, but the cam pulley is pointing at 7:00 rather than 1200.

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM
Tiny
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There are marks on both the chain and the gears to line up.

http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa448/Wrenchtech/110702120.gif

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