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1990 BMW 325i Question: find timing marks and set timing

 

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LilBit2010, Lynchburg, VA, September 11, 2010, 18:06
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Im attempting to replace the timing belt and have already taken the parts off the engine. How do I find the timing marks and how are they supposed to be lined up before i put the new timing belt on?

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    Pvt-Public September 12, 2010, 04:28
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    My best suggestion would be to get a service manual from your local parts store. I mean you are willing to replace the timing belt yourself but not willing to get a manual?

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    LilBit2010, September 12, 2010, 06:31
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    Im actually trying to help a friend with this chore. He purchased a manual and he tells me that it doesnt give the locations of the timing marks and how to line them up to properly set the timing.

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    Visitor, September 14, 2010, 10:39

    ensure arrow on camshaft is aligned to timing mark on cylinder head. timing mark on crank sproket is aligned towith notchin cover (about 1 0clock position.

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    Visitor, September 14, 2010, 13:02

    thank you kindly for your response

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