To check a car’s timing belt, first remove the cover to access the belt, and then inspect the belt for problems such as cracks, contaminants that could cause degradation, and damaged or broken teeth. It is also important... More »

A vehicle's timing belt controls the camshaft and crankshaft rotation, opening and closing the valves to smoothly operate the vehicle. It is so named as it turns the camshaft in sync timing with the crankshaft. On some e... More »

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To install a timing belt after removing the previous belt, insert the new timing belt on the camshaft teeth and crankshaft sprockets. Turn the crankshaft pulley all the way around twice to secure the belt on the sprocket... More »

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To install a timing belt after removing the previous belt, insert the new timing belt on the camshaft teeth and crankshaft sprockets. Turn the crankshaft pulley all the way around twice to secure the belt on the sprocket... More »

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In order to repair a timing belt on a Honda engine, the valve cover, timing belt cover and several mechanical components have to be removed. Depending on the engine, some coolant hoses may have to be drained so they can ... More »

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Timing marks on a car are used to indicate the pattern of cylinder head movement in the engine relative to the engine's timing belt. They are necessary to ensure that the timing belt is aligned properly with both the cyl... More »

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One tip for adjusting the timing of a GM engine is to avoid cranking the engine or rotating the cam or crankshaft on interference engines suffering from a broken timing belt. Another tip when working on engines that util... More »

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