|All timing belt components (except for the tensioner and cam pulleys we are about to do below) should have been replaced by now. If not, replace whatever might be missing now. Remember the back timing belt cover goes on before the water pump or timing belt pulleys. The water pump, oil pump, both timing belt pulleys, and the crank pulley should be installed at this point (refer back to instructions on previous pages if needed). The timing belt should be routed around the crank pulley BEFORE mounting the harmonic balancer back onto the crank pulley as in this picture. You may find directions to the contrary, but I saw no way to get the belt on around an already-installed harmonic balancer without contorting (and thus damaging) the belt. To be honest, I really saw no way to do it even if I was willing to bend the belt a lot.|
|Reinstall the timing belt tensioner (locked with pin) with 2 bolts (12mm top and 10mm bottom) and torque to 18 ft/lb. Ignore the fact that in this picture I already had the harmonic balancer installed without the timing belt on, as I had to go back and redo it to fit the belt on.|
|Align the harmonic balancer so that the pilot hole goes over the peg in the crank pulley and push evenly and firmly onto the crankshaft. Don't worry about pushing it all the way on by hand, as the crank nut will force it on when it is tightened on. Make sure the flywheel is locked with the little wedge (or something) so it will not rotate clockwise. Tighten the crank nut (30mm) and torque it to 133 ft/lb. Also install the four bolts (10mm) that mount the harmonic balancer to the crank pulley and torque them to 18 ft/lb.|
|Using the sprocket holding tool to hold the cam pulleys still (as shown), tighten the bolts (10mm) securing the cam pulleys to the camshafts and torque them to 15 ft/lb. Replace the top timing belt cover (10mm) that fits over the top of the cam pulleys and has the timing marks on it.|
|Remove the locking mechanisms that were used to keep the crank from rotating. Using a 30mm axle nut socket, 1/2" extension(s), and a 1/2" drive breaker bar, rotate the crank in a clockwise direction two full revolutions and make sure the timing marks all line up (with where they were when you started). If they do, you are in time (if you want to repeat this to make sure, it's ok, I do it myself). If they don't, you are not in time. Don't rotate the crank anymore if you are out of time, as you can cause valve damage (interference engine).|
|Replace the bottom timing belt cover behind the crank and secure it with the two bolts (10mm - red circles) that hold it on. This is tight to do with the harmonic balancer on, but if the bottom portion is fed into where it goes first, the upper portion will fit with patience and just a small amount of manipulation.|
|Replace the upper timing belt cover (12mm - indicated by the red arrow). Make sure both "ears" at the bottom part of this cover go into their corresponding slots on the back timing belt cover.|
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