1999 Honda CR-V Q&A
1999 Honda CR-V Question: timing belt install
I am replacing my timing belt. The problem I am having is the teeth on the belt will not match up with the exhaust cam pulley when the crankshaft pulley is lined up with the white timing mark. My two choices place the crankshaft pulley between the white and red marks at 1/8 inch from the red marks. The other choice is 1/2 in advanced of the white mark. What should I do? - time
Does the old belt line up properly? Are you using a factory belt? It is very important to use the EXACT belt. Some of the after market belts are a little too short or too long and even with the cam and crank pulleys properly lined up, the after market belt won't allow the precise alignment of these shafts. I have torn my hair out with imprecise timing belts too many times. - dandd
I was told that the waterpump needs to be replaced plus all belts when timingbelt is replaced, when calling for price quote. I have had other cars with timing belts replaced and didn't replace wate...