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2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: timing belt



ALTR, 4 Cylinder, Beechgrove, TN, September 10, 2009, 21:36

we are trying to time up the car and can not find the timing marks if you have any info please help thanks linda

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 10, 2009, 21:56

    On this 2.4L engine the camshaft sprocket has a mark on the outer tooth face at about a little clockwise from the 12 o'clock position that lines up with a mark on the valve cover. The oil pump has a notch on the gear that lines up with a obvious pointer around 11 o'clock, The crankshaft is set up at TDC #1 cylinder.
    The set up is important you really should have precise instructions.
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