You will need to remove the balancer here is a guide to help you see how Here are step by step diagrams to help you get the job done. In this case, the car was right at seven years old, and just short of 90,000 miles. Note: Once the tensioner is removed, there is enough slack to carefully rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise about 60 degrees. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why. I've never seen one or heard of anyone replying that the mark was already there, even though the Chilton's and Haynes books say it's supposed to be there. There is no mark on the oil pump for the crank.
You mark the shaft with the block in case you throw your timing off somehow and you don't have the right tools with you. I will try and post everthing you may need, if I forget anthing let me know. Just thought I'd share, and I hope this can be of help to some! Crankshaft sprocket and oil pump cover alignment marks 2. Never expose the belt direct sunlight or heat. Loosen the crankshaft pulley bolt. I just had the same prob with my truck and i have found it was a vacuum leak. Make sure everthing is nice and clean before reinstalling.
What I found in between was rust which suggested that thing was never coming off. Does this sound right and why is this so if correct? This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. I used the bolts from my harmonic balancer puller to bold the thing on the bolts were too long so I had to make some spacers out of round tubing , put a steel bar through the tubing on the outside of the ring so the crank wouldn't turn. My sister owns a 2004 Nissan Xterra with the 3. I would be taking this approach if this were my engine I was putting together You can simply change the plug wires around on the dizzy cap, so that timing is effectively 180 degrees about face. Also, use loctite on them.
Thats why you set the tension as I described. Torque : 25 N·m 2. But I have a question that maybe someone can shed some light on. Of course, some manufacturers use both, even on the same engine. Anyway, it all went back together fairly easy. Align the timing mark on the crankshaft sprocket 1 , left intake sprocket 2 , left exhaust sprocket 3 , right intake sprocket 4 and right exhaust sprocket 5 with the notches in cylinder block and timing belt cover. The belt tensioner is removed by loosening the nut completly and sliding off the stud.
This is somtimes fed through the alt. Can you love it too? Which is strange because the service manual says to torque it to 159 ft-lbs. I have found that the passage way can be blocked with dirt. I will highlight some things to look for during the procedure, some tips to save time and hassle, and some cautions that will keep you out of trouble. Then its time to remove your crank pulley. Remove the pencil or screwdriver and inseret your finger tip into the plug hole to feel for pressure compression building up. Also remove the outer guide washer from the crankshaft and make note of how it goes on concave side out.
Over the years, nearly every manufacturer has built a model or a few models that became lemons before their time, just because they had a belt instead of a chain or gear drive. Verify that crank is at top dead centre on number one cylinder and leave it there. I'm just hoping its something stupid I overlooked, dunno if the battery and alternator would cause it not to start, has plenty of starting power, I'm thinking the fuel pump was trying to draw so much power to keep it running, it put a load on the alternator. The vehicle has plenty of good miles left in it so I would fix it regardless. She made it to 235k miles.
Store timing belt in a cool and dark place. Apr 06, 2010 Timing belt removed, static timing was not set before removing timing belt. Check that stud for tightness and integrity. It broke at about 100K and ruined the engine. But it remains to be seen, I should have my engine back together sometime soon, so I will report any issues I come across from this. Grab your pliers and release the clamp on your left and pull the hose toward you. If you can hear a vac leak than its probably your prob.
Get a book and be prepared to spend a lot of time. Dont overtighten the pump bolts, is only aluminum! This is what the timing belt tensioner position should look like once is has been properly set up. One thing, I didn't have was a belt tension gauge so I marked the location of the hole in the tensioner that uses a Allen wrench to turn it when you're adjusting the tension. She noted it went shortly before reaching 40mph, and the engine cut off and she coasted to a stop. There's a recall for this defect but my vin … was not included.
The beezwax acts as a lubricant, and also applies hydraulic pressure in its fluid state to separate the gear from the crank. Keep discussion friendly, civil, courteous, and professional. Also, the marks only line up every. At this point, if everything is lined up, remove the two bolts for the tensioner refer back to Photo 5a. Rotate the belt two circles and check the marks. I broke a small piece of mine trying to use the puller that wasn't big enough. Rub the beezwax around the seam where the gear contacts the snout of the crankshaft, it will melt the wax and suck it in.
I hope this video give you an idea of what a timing belt replacement consist of. When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? Like all multi-valve designs, given the right set of circumstances, taking a chance on delaying this maintenance can be costly. Here is a pic of the crankshaft seal. Ok all of these answers have probably been wrong. For longer life with less maintenance, the Sentra engine uses a timing chain instead of a cheaper, but quieter, timing belt. Nissan 3 0 Timing Marks ~ thanks for visiting our site, this is images about nissan 3 0 timing marks posted by Ella Brouillard in Nissan category on May 02, 2019. Thanks Man, that would be insane! Hunting for unique concepts is probably the interesting activities however it can as well be annoyed whenever we could not have the wanted thought.