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I have an 2000 es 300 lexus... how do you line up the timing marks after you re[place the belt? do you really have to take off one ofthe cam gears to change water pump?

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For a newbie, it will be a trial-and-error process, if you see that the marks are not in alignment, loosen off the tensioner, and then move the cam gear a bit with a wrench once the belt has been lifted off it a little, and then re-check the alignment after tightening the tensioner. It shouldn't take too long before you do get the correct alignment. As for taking off one of the cam gears to remove the water pump...if it's in the way, you're not going to have a choice.

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