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1999 Lexus LS400 Question: how to reset the timing on a 1994ls400 lexus

 

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DavidWright, 4.0L V8, Summerville, SC, February 14, 2011, 19:32
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i changed the waterpump and the timingbelt and put it back together but now the car want stat. i beleave that the timing is off so im wanting to know how to reset the timing on a 1994 ls400 lexus

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 14, 2011, 19:38
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    Number one cylinder is driver's side front of engine. In the black rectangular data link connector bridge connections T1 and E1 with a paper clip and start the engine set timing to 10 degrees BTDC (engine running).Make sure the timing belt is correctly timed. There are two companies that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You can get a one week subscription or year subscription very cheap. The information is year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores and much cheaper than the factory manual try Alldata which is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online or Mitchell on line http://bit.ly/Mitchell1_Online_Repair_Manuals and get an online repair manual subscription.

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