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1998 Mazda B2500 Question: timing belt

 

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morganboyd, New Brockton, AL, May 15, 2010, 11:58
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do you have to take the pulley off to replace the timing belt. Cannot get the belt on the crank shaft with the pulley on. Not enough room

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    Visitor, May 17, 2010, 20:24

    Jimmy says : HA You must take an old chisol & pound
    like mad, cutting the aluminium dirt-guard away about
    one-half inch. Allows belt to be inserted w/o fly-wheel
    removal. I would like feedback from expert on this .
    B2500 now runs fine w new belt @ 130,000
    [old belt was not too bad ] end

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    Visitor, June 25, 2011, 17:28

    HOW DO YOU FIND TIMING MARKS SO YOU DONT BEND VALVES ON A 1999 MAZDA B2500

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