TIMING CHAIN

1998 Pontiac Grand Am

Tiny

girlmechanic84

November, 22, 2009 AT 2:41 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
1998 Pontiac Grand Am 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

we recently have rebuilt a 2.4 engine and were wondering about how to install the timing chain and set the timing on it.

7 Answers

Tiny

rasmataz

November, 22, 2009 AT 2:55 PM

Put the engine no.1 piston on compression stroke/TDC align crank pulley to 0/TDC markings then set all the markings as you see below


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_timing_chain_7.jpg

Tiny

girlmechanic84

November, 22, 2009 AT 4:01 PM

Would u be able to give me that diagram again so I can see the bottom of it please and thank u

Tiny

rasmataz

November, 22, 2009 AT 4:07 PM

There's nothing to see below that-just put the crank gear dot in position at 12 O clock as you see it-You'll be okay-

Tiny

girlmechanic84

November, 22, 2009 AT 5:57 PM

Ok thanks alot for your help, im still in training yet. My husband is the fixer upper, and he was just training me when we ran in this problem so I dont know much about this part of the engine, my expertise in more in car body work which I am training him in

Tiny

rasmataz

November, 22, 2009 AT 6:47 PM

Maybe someday when you master body/fender come work with us as a moderator.

Tiny

girlmechanic84

November, 22, 2009 AT 7:25 PM

I wish u were serious about that, I finish my course in january, and jobs here for women are hard to come by. Most men have to much pride for a woman to work at their cars but I wanted the course because I love the design and details of a car

Tiny

rasmataz

November, 22, 2009 AT 7:33 PM

You know how to shoot at a car with a paint let me know and I'll see what I can do I sure need lessons on it myself, getting old and rusty with a spray can just call the shot when you're done. Don't be surprise if am your 1st customer to ask question.

Good Luck

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