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1995 Ford Escort Question: timing belt

 

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tpetley, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Bradenton, FL, December 02, 2012, 14:18
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i lined up the crank shaft on its marks and the cam shaft on the number one plug mark put timming belt on and turned morter over by hand it went around two turns and stop is something not lined up rite

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    gregman2868 December 02, 2012, 14:59
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    you didn't have # 1 at TDC on the compression stroke

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    tpetley, December 02, 2012, 15:33
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    how do i get it to that pont

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    gregman2868, December 02, 2012, 15:46
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    Buy a compression tester $20.00 pull #1 plug screw in tester. Take timing belt off and hand turn crank
    Clockwise until you see the needle on the tester move. Slowly continue turning until timing make is at zero

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