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1997 Toyota Camry 3.0. Changed water pump. Didn't get forward camshaft gear tightened properly. (please don't ask) Actually drove about 2 miles. Started it next morning and spun that cam gear and broke the shear pin and the hole it goes into on the gear. Replaced the gear! lined everything up, but can't get it started. I know it's a non-interference design so the valves should be fine. How can i tell if I'm on the intake or exhaust cycle on the cams" If the timing marks on all the gears ( forward, rear cams and crank) are aligned with timing marks on the engine (back timing cover) the valves should all be in proper position, Am I correct"

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  • Chet Wilson May 17, 2018

    How can i tell if I'm on the intake or exhaust cycle on the cams" If the timing marks on all the gears ( forward, rear cams and crank) are aligned with timing marks on the engine (back timing cover) the valves should all be in proper position, Am I correct" This is the question I need answered. ty.

  • Chet Wilson May 17, 2018

    engine is a 3.0 dual overhead cam

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I THINK THE CAMSHAFT SPROKECTS WORKS AT INTAKE, AND EXHAUST CHECK "I" IS FOR INTAKE AND "E" IS FOR EXHAUST, AND CONFIRM THE POSITION OF THE VALVES - EXHAUST CAMSHAFT IS CLOSE TO THE WALL, AND INTAKE CAMSHAFT IS CLOSE TO RADIATOR. IF YOU DONT SEE MARKS, THE ONE THAT GOES AT EXHAUST GEARS COVERED. AND INTAKE OPPOSITE.

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SOURCE: 1998 4cyl.camry had a stuck valae due to bad

simple to figure that out . the key ways are always up on camshafts. it allows for them not to fall out when assembling the engine . so use the balancer to determine tdc (top dead center on cyl one) and make sure both keys are straight up . (just loosen the cam retainer nuts and look to see what set of marks they line up with and dont forget t re-torque them to factory specs somewhere between 22 and 28 ft lbs but not a lot more) , google the specs up to be sure

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SOURCE: 1988 toyota camry 2.0 engine (timing)

Pull #1 spark plug and rotate the engine until you hear air rush out of the cylinder, (plug the hole with your finger if you can), then look at the timing mark, it will be close to TDC

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SOURCE: 91 Prizm; replaced Cam TIming

take the head off bent valves thats for sure

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Need the year and model and size as in liter engine in order to look this up for you to send pic and info. Engine number does not work in Alldata, Lee


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SOURCE: timing belt broke on a 90 model galant 2.0 need to know how to reset timing

your best bet would be to go to an auto parts store and buy a haynes manual for your own car.they are about 20-25 dollars. this book will tell you how its done. they are based on a complete teardown of vehicle. good-day !

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How do i set the timing belt on a 1997 cadillac catera?the betl did not break but how do i make sure the belt did not move a couple of teeth.


Hi, there should be marks on the belt itslf that align with hatch marks on the timing gears. Below are the instructions for installation. From these, you should be able to verify that the belt is in time. There are also some diagrams here: http://www.2carpros.com/diagrams/cadillac/catera/1997


To install:
  1. Install the timing belt.
    1. Start at the crankshaft pulley.
    2. Install the timing belt with a double dash (TDC) mark on the belt aligned with the marks on the oil pump and belt drive gear.
    3. Pinch the belt with special tool J 42069-30 to prevent the splines from jumping.

  2. Route the timing belt through the idler pulley for camshafts 3 & 4 then route the timing belt through the camshaft gears 3 & 4.
    1. Ensure the dash marks on the timing belt align with marks on the camshaft gears and the notches on the rear timing belt cover.
    2. If necessary, loosen timing belt idler pulley or move the cam gears slightly, with J 42069-1 and 2 still in place, until the timing belt can be installed.
    3. Tighten the idler pulley locking bolt until snug. The idler pulley bolt will be tightened to specifications after the final adjustments are made.




NOTE Timing belt deflection between the camshaft gears number 4 and the idler pulley for camshafts 3 & 4, must be no more than 0.4 inch (1 CM.).

  1. If necessary, adjust the timing belt deflection by turning the timing bolt idler pulley eccentric, for camshafts 3 & 4, counter-clockwise with the special tool J 42069-40, or equivalent.

  1. Route the timing belt through the timing belt idler pulley for camshafts 1 & 2 then route the timing belt through camshaft gears 1 & 2.
    1. Ensure the dash marks on the timing belt align with the marks on the camshaft gears and the notches on the rear timing belt cover.
    2. If necessary, loosen the timing belt idler pulley or move the cam gear slightly, with J 42069-1 and 2 still in place, until the timing belt can be installed.
    3. Apply sufficient tension to the timing belt to prevent it from slipping off the gears by turning the timing belt idler pulley eccentric for camshafts 1 & 2 counter-clockwise with special tool J 42069-40 or equivalent.
    4. Tighten the idler pulley locking bolt until snug. Idler pulley bolt will be tightened to specifications after final adjustments are made.

  2. Route the timing belt through the timing belt tensioner.
  3. Apply initial tension to the timing belt by turning tensioner eccentric counter-clockwise, with a 5 mm hex wrench, until marks are set.
    1. Tighten the belt tensioner-locking nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).

  4. Adjust the timing belt.
    1. The timing belt must be properly adjusted or engine damage may occur. Do not continue with the engine assembly procedure until the timing belt is properly adjusted.

  5. Install the timing belt cover. Tighten the timing belt cover bolts to 71 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  6. Install the power steering pump pulley and bolts. Install the water pump pulley and bolts.
    1. Tighten the power steering pump pulley bolts and the water pump pulley bolts after the serpentine drive belt is installed.

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How to change water pump on toyota sienna


3.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Drain the engine coolant.
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  5. Mark the left and right camshaft pulleys with a touch of paint.
  6. Remove or disconnect the following:
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    Right and left camshaft pulleys bolts Pulleys from the engine
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  2. Apply liquid sealer to the gasket, water pump and engine block.
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    NOTE Be sure to align the knock pin hole on the camshaft pulley with the knock pin on the camshaft.
    NOTE Be sure to align the knock pin hole on the camshaft pulley with the knock pin on the camshaft.
    Water pump, using a new gasket. Tighten the nuts/bolts to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm). Rear timing belt cover. Tighten the 6 bolts to 74 inch lbs. (9 Nm). Engine wire with the 3 clamps to the rear timing belt cover No. 2 idler pulley. Tighten the bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm).
    Right-hand camshaft pulley, with the flange side outward.
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  4. Fill the engine coolant.
  5. Install or connect the following:
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  6. Start the engine.
  7. Top off the engine coolant and check for leaks.

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Could be MAJOR.

The clunking as you describe it could be you lost a main bearing or rod bearing.

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