TIMING BELT REMOVAL


  1. REMOVE FRONT BUMPER LOWER COVER


    1. Remove the clip, 5 bolts and front bumper lower cover.

  2. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the 4 bolts and No. 1 engine under cover.

  3. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT

    CAUTION:

    Do not remove the radiator cap while the engine and radiator are still hot. Pressurized, hot engine coolant and steam may be released and cause serious burns.


    1. Loosen the radiator drain cock plug.

      Tech Tips

      Collect the coolant in a container and dispose of it according to the regulations in your area.

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      Drain the coolant by removing the reservoir cap and, using a wrench, remove the vent plug.

    3. Loosen the cylinder block drain cock plug.

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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Radiator Reservoir *2 Vent Plug
      *3 Radiator Drain Cock Plug *4 Cylinder Block Drain Cock Plug
  4. REMOVE NO. 1 RADIATOR HOSE

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  5. REMOVE FAN SHROUD


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      Disconnect the No. 1 water by-pass hose and detach the 2 clamps from the fan shroud.

    2. Disconnect the No. 2 water by-pass hose from the radiator reservoir.

    3. Remove the 3 bolts and radiator reservoir.

    4. for Automatic Transmission:


      1. A01DPYW

        Remove the inlet and outlet oil cooler hoses and detach the clamp from the fan shroud.

      2. Disconnect the 2 oil cooler hoses from the radiator.

    5. A01DO7Q

      Loosen the 4 nuts holding the fan with fluid coupling.

    6. Remove the fan and generator V belt Click here.

    7. A01DPNM

      Remove the 2 bolts holding the fan shroud.

    8. Remove the 4 nuts for the fan with fluid coupling, and then remove the shroud together with the fan with fluid coupling.

      Note

      Be careful not to damage the radiator core.

    9. Detach the No. 2 water by-pass hose from the hose clamp on the fan shroud.

    10. A01DLWC

      Remove the No. 2 water by-pass hose from the water inlet.

    11. Remove the fan pulley from the water pump.

  6. REMOVE NO. 1 TIMING BELT COVER


    1. A01DT7SE01

      Remove the 6 bolts, 6 washers and timing belt cover.

  7. REMOVE TIMING BELT


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Timing Mark

      Turn the crankshaft clockwise and align the timing marks as shown in the illustration.

      Tech Tips

      If reusing the timing belt, place matchmarks on the timing belt so that it can be installed exactly as before.

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      Uniformly loosen and remove the 2 bolts and No. 1 timing belt tensioner.

    3. Remove the timing belt.

      Tech Tips

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      • If turning the camshaft while the timing belt is removed, turn the crankshaft 90° counterclockwise as shown in the illustration.

      • When installing the timing belt, turn the camshaft to align the timing marks and then turn the crankshaft clockwise to align the timing marks.

  8. REMOVE NO. 1 TIMING BELT IDLER SUB-ASSEMBLY

    Note

    When inspecting the No. 1 timing belt idler, do not remove it unless absolutely necessary.


    1. Using a 10 mm hexagon wrench, remove the bolt, No. 1 timing belt idler and washer.