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 six 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
Tiny
TOM 705
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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.

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 marks 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 did not have an engine hoist and did not pull the engine, the motor mount on the passenger side is in the way. I cannot remove the crank shaft pulley or the lower timing belt cover. have 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 do not know what I am 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
PUGMAN2828
  • 1998 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

Four cylinder two wheel drive manual.

Been trying three weeks about to give up? Trying to find TDC on crank. I lined up the marks and put cam in time and still only runs slow will not speed up. Could I have it 180 out like a Chevrolet? I do put the cam marks at ten degrees.

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

Did you get the markings correct? Note the crank pulley key mark. If you are not sure, remove the one sat 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 (Merged)
Tiny
SAMANTHA88
  • 2005 HYUNDAI ELANTRA

Four cylinder 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 (Merged)
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ZACKMAN
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_05elantratime18_1.jpg



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

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Thursday, January 5th, 2017 AT 11:59 AM (Merged)
Tiny
KEITH E FLEEGLE
  • 2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA
  • 1.8L
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 101,200 MILES

When trying to time engine, the cam chain aligned crank aligned, but the cam pulley is pointing at 7:00 rather than 12:00.

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

https://www.2carpros.com/images/external/110702120.gif

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