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1994 Mazda B2300 Question: When installing a new timing belt in the engine, how do you set the timing?

 

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Samual Moore, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Blue Springs, MO, December 11, 2012, 11:23
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We had the timing belt break in our truck engine. When installing the new belt, what timing marks or pointers should you use to set the timing on the cam shaft correctly? Our Mazda Dealer won't give us the information.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12961 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 11, 2012, 12:43
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    buy a chilton manusl from auto zone and it will give u pictures

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    pushrod December 11, 2012, 14:40
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    Timing belt componet KIT will have all the instructions in the belt tensioner box. You need this kit anyway!

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    your.mechanic December 11, 2012, 18:57
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    At TDC, the camshaft sprocket should have a marker at the 5 o'clock position, crankshaft sprocket keyway should be at the 12 o'clock position (marker at about 1:30 o'clock) and the intermediate sprocket marker should be at the 12 o'clock position also.

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