Installation (Standard Tensioner - Up To 1997)
NOTE:Disregard marking on intermediate shaft drive belt sprocket.
Ensure crankshaft is still at TDC position.
Remove distributor cap. Rotate intermediate shaft counterclockwise until rotor is pointed at No. 1 cylinder mark.
Ensure camshaft timing mark is still aligned with mark on belt guard.
Install timing belt around crankshaft, intermediate shaft, tensioner, and camshaft sprockets.
Loosen timing belt tensioner center nut. Using spanner wrench, rotate tensioner pulley clockwise to tension belt.
Belt tension is correct when it is possible to rotate belt 90 degrees with thumb and forefinger, half-way between camshaft and intermediate shaft sprockets.
While holding tensioner pulley stationary, tighten tensioner pulley center nut to specification.
Rotate crankshaft 2 revolutions and recheck check belt tension. Adjust tension as necessary. Recheck all timing marks again.
Install timing belt covers.
Install drive belt tensioner bracket.
To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Adjust drive belts to proper tension.
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 AT 9:07 PM