start here clean the line on the harmonic balancer and mark it with white out,so you can easily see it with a timing light.than clean the timing chain cover so you can see the degree marks it will say like 6420246 left is retarded and right is advanced,than there should be a sticker on the rad support saying what the timing should be set at for example it will say 8degrees with trans in park or neutral at idle, if its carbourated remove the vacuum advance hose from the distributer and plug it off so that the distibuter has no vacuum advance,if its fuel injected than you will have to disconnect what will be a purple wire in the main engine harness,this will be located on the left Sid eof the firewall if you are looking at the engine from the front of the vehicle.than start the engine and inspect the white line on the harmonic with the timing light,than simply move turn the distibuter until you can put that white line with the correspnding timing located on the rad support.once done so tighten the 9/16 bolt under the distibuter to ensure that it will not move.
check your timing
The 0 part is the degrees at which it is set. TDC stands for top dead center. Your engine times at 0 degrees at top dead center.
It's actually a timing chain, not a belt. I have been told countless times that the chains will last the life of the engine.
you have to pull the engine out. there is a timing cassette on the back which is not accessible while the engine is in the car. It also requires a number of special tools. Unless you plan on doing it multiple times and have a good deal of automotive experience, I would recommend taking it to a shop. If you mess up on timing the engine you will have major engine damage.
a lot of times its your timing belt, if its more of a knock its could be a rod knock
Engine diagrams can be used as guides when it comes times to making necessary changes. An engine diagram to a 1999 Chevy Astro Van can be found in its maintenance and repair manuals.
Yes, The timing belt coordinates the movement of the engine's valves with the movement of the pistons and fuel delivery system. If the timing belt "fails" this will be catastrophic for the engine. Unlike this first answer, I have a 1991 MPV 4-wheel drive and a 1993 MPV. I have broken the timing belt multiple times on both and it has "never" damaged the engine.
Any V8 engine, operating at 1,000 RPM, fires 4,000 times in a minute. If operating at 2,000 RPM, it fires 8,000 times in a minute.
paluin mo ng maso 5 times yung engine block.................
Changing the timing belt will cost approximately $600. A broken timing belt can ruin your entire engine, of which will cost many times more than the $600.
takes 3 times for engine to start
Only if the valves come in contact with the pistons,I would replace the belt and check the compression in the cylinders,The engine will miss if there is a bent valve.I have had to replace the timing belt on my wifes car a couple of times with no engine damage after it broke.
VVT = variable valve timing. It basically means that in addition to electronic control over fuel injection and spark timing, the engine also has control over the times the intake/exhaust valves open and close, which means the engine can automatically adjust itself so more power is available when you want it, but the rest of the time the engine can still be efficient. variable valve timing enhances your engine performance, by allowing the engine to adjust the valve timing in ways that draw more fuel and air into the engine to produce more power at specific times EFi = electronic fuel injection. EFI is electronic fuel injection which basically means your fuel is injected electronically instead of mechanically like a carbuerator does.
Very much so, this engine will bend every valve depending on how fast the engine was turning when the timing belt broke, it will at times put holes in pistons.
My timing belt broke at 120k miles on my '01 Quest. I don't think it's an interference engine, as we turned it over several times while trying to diagnose.
With engine off. Turn key to on. Press accelerator fully three times. This should reset light.
Turn the key on then push the gas pedal to the floor 3 times. Then turn key off and then start engine.
Yes. Every modern car has either a timing belt or a timing chain. Yours is a belt. They need to be changed every 96,000 Km. Your car is a non-interference engine, so if the belt breaks your car will not work, you'll have to buy a new belt, and get your timing redone, but your engine will not be toast; it'll work fine once a new timing belt is put on. On other less fortunate cars, they have interference engines. This means that the pistons and the valves occupy the same space at different times. The timing belt is what regulates this timing. If it breaks on that type of engine, the pistons smash into the valves bending them, thus rendering the engine useless. You should probably get it changed by a professional, as if you screw it up you will affect the performance and life of your engine greatly.
Engine timing is the way that the spark is synchronized to the end of the compression stroke of the piston. Firing early will fight against the engine's normal movement and firing late will reduce power to the wheels.
Bad timing/valves/rockers/timing chain
1992 lt1 corvette runs good until it reaches 190 degrees the starts rough idel and backfires/ the car would kinda run rich in its past with black smoke at times
yes, your timing chain keeps the valves in you engine, opening at the correct times in order for your engine to properly work. when the timing chain is NOT opening the valves at the Right time, the engine will "sputter" or have a rough idle. This is a telltale sin of a wearing chain. I would recommend you replace it as soon as possible so as to avoid your chain slipping, or breaking in your engine. This is NOT a job you can do yourself, unless you are DEAD SET on doing it. It may take you days to finish this, because you must either "tip" or pull out the engine in order to access all of the main components. This is a COSTLY process, as most shops charge around $1000 to change you timing chain. goodluck
ignition on - engine off - floor the gas pedal 3 times. That's it!
AnswerIgnition on - engine off - floor the gas pedal 3 times. That's it!