1. Disconnect battery ground lead. Remove underbelly panel. See UNDERBELLY PANEL . Remove right front wheel and splash shield. On left side, remove engine acoustic cover. See ENGINE ACOUSTIC COVER . Remove 3 bolts securing left rear timing belt cover and remove cover. See Fig. 7 .
2. On vehicles up to 2003, remove intake manifold chamber to gain access to right rear timing belt cover. See INTAKE MANIFOLD CHAMBER . On all vehicles, remove 2 bolts securing right rear timing belt cover heat shield and remove heat shield. See Fig. 7 . Remove 3 bolts securing right rear timing belt cover and remove cover.
CAUTION: DO NOT use camshaft gear bolts or timing belt to rotate crankshaft. DO NOT use arrow on oil pump body as a timing reference.
Land Rover will introduce a new ‘HST’ derivative to complete the Freelander 2 range. On-sale from March 2008, the Land Rover Freelander 2 HST will be available from £31,990 on the road. Features include a Sports Styling Pack with front and rear bumper aprons, side sill mouldings and a rear roof spoiler. Other enhancements include 19 inch alloy 10-spoke wheels with shadowchrome finish, leather seat facings, privacy glass and metallic paint.
The information relating to timing belt replacement intervals is additional to the main purpose of this CD, but is included to provide guidance to garages and for customer advice. Where possible the recommended intervals have been compiled from vehicle manufacturers’ information. In a few instances no recommendation has been made by the manufacturer and the decision to replace the belt must be made from the evidence of a thorough examination of the condition of the existing belt.
Land Rover is the official vehicle of the event, providing a fleet of Freelander 2s and Range Rover Sports. It will also showcase the new ‘mini’ terrapod – a man-made off-road structure – designed to showcase the capability of our vehicles – which festival goers can drive in the new Freelander 2.
Double Olympic gold medal winning rower, self-confessed surfing fanatic and Discovery 3 owner, James Cracknell is the face of Land Rover’s association with Rip Curl Boardmasters 2007 and will attend the Festival to host Land Rover competition winners.
The all-new Land Rover Freelander 2, now on sale, redefines the compact premium 4×4 class.New from the ground up, 2008 Freelander 2 delivers outstanding on-road performance as well as the class-leading off-road ability of a true Land Rover. A dynamic design, smart and spacious interior, and an abundance of advanced technologies complete the package.
The 2008 Freelander 2 is already a multi-award winning vehicle, having picked up prestigious motoring accolades in the UK, Ireland and Austria, including BBC Top Gear’s SUV of the Year 2007.New for the Geneva Show are the diesel automatic version, on sale in Europe this spring, and the launch of the 2008 Freelander 2 personalisation programme – which enables vehicles to be accessorised perfectly to reflect an owner’s individual character and preferences.
A stylish new Premium pack is now available for Land Rover’s best-selling model – the Freelander 2 – which has sold 10,983 units so far this year in the UK.
The new Premium Pack delivers both exterior and interior enhancements to the top specification Freelander 2 HSE. Vehicles with the new pack are distinguished by a distinctive rear spoiler, body-coloured lower sections of the bumpers and doorsills and stylish tungsten coloured door handles. The pack also includes 10-spoke Chrome Shadow 19 inch alloy wheels giving the Freelander 2 an even sportier stance.
The information relating to timing belt replacement intervals is additional to the main purpose of this CD, but is included to provide guidance to garages and for customer advice. Where possible the recommended intervals have been compiled from vehicle manufacturers’ information. In a few instances no recommendation has been made by the manufacturer and the decision to replace the belt must be made from the evidence of a thorough examination of the condition of the existing belt. Apart from the visible condition of the belt, which is explained fully later in this section, there are several other factors which must be considered when checking a timing belt:
This pdf guide you to remove the timing belt for 2003 Lexus ES300
Removal (ES 300)
1. Raise and support vehicle. Remove right side front wheel. Remove right fender apron seal. Remove accessory drive belts. Lower vehicle. Disconnect engine coolant reservoir hose from water outlet. Disconnect ground strap connectors.
2. Remove engine moving control rod and engine mounting bracket No. 2 (right side), located near timing belt cover. Remove generator-to-engine bracket for access to timing belt covers.
Camshaft locking tools – Alfa Romeo No.1.825.041.000
Inlet camshaft holding tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.155.000
Exhaust camshaft holding tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.146.000
Timing Belt tensioning tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.149.000
Balancer shaft belt tensioning tool – Alfa Romeo No.1.822.154.000
Disconnect battery earth lead
DO NOT turn crackshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed
Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine
Turn engine in normal direction of rotation
DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets
Observe all tightening torques.
The significant improvements to these vehicles include: two new refined and powerful engines ” the 3.0-litre LR-TDV6 diesel engine available for the 2010 Range Rover Sport and the Discovery 4, delivering over 30mpg and the all-new 5.0-litre supercharged LR-V8 petrol engine for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport ” improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions, striking exterior design changes, and completely redesigned interiors bringing new levels of refinement and craftsmanship.