2004 Kia Sorento EX Timing Belt Removal

May 31, 2010 by admin · 4 Comments
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This application is an interference engine. Do not rotate camshaft or crankshaft when timing belt is removed, or engine damage may occur. 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove engine cover. Using 16-mm spanner wrench, rotate serpentine belt tension arm clockwise about 14 degrees to relieve belt tension. Remove serpentine drive belt. Remove power steering pump pulley, idler pulley, tensioner pulley and crankshaft pulley. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers. See Fig. 1 or Fig. 2 . Rotate crankshaft clockwise and align timing mark to set No. 1 cylinder to TDC on compression stroke. 2. Ensure timing marks of camshaft sprocket and cylinder head cover are matching. See Fig. 5 . Read more

Toyota Torque Converter Operations and Diagnosis

March 19, 2011 by admin · Leave a Comment
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TORQUE CONVERTER BASICS (Using a 2003 Camry/Solara as our example)
Mounted on the input side of the transmission, the torque converter is connected to a drive plate (or flex plate) that is connected to the rear of the crankshaft. The torque converter (which is filled with automatic transmission fluid) multiplies Read more

2002 Toyota Tacoma Crankshaft Position Sensor ”A” Circuit Malfunction Diagnostics

June 2, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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The crankshaft position sensor, which detects the engine speed and crankshaft angle signal (NE signal), has been installed on the oil pump body. The NE signal plate has 34 teeth. The NE signal sensor generates 34 signals at every engine revolution. The ECM detects the standard crankshaft angle based on the G signal, and the actual crankshaft angle and the engine speed by the NE signal.
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 Timing Belt Installation

May 24, 2010 by admin · 5 Comments
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This guide covers the installation and removal for 3.0L V6 – VINS [B,C,S]‘ ‘1992 ENGINES Mitsubishi 3.0L V6. Removal (Diamante SOHC)
1. Remove left front and left side splash shields. Using engine hoist, lift engine just enough to remove weight from engine mounts. Remove drive belts. Remove A/C tensioner pulley and bracket. Remove engine mount bracket bolts in sequence. Lubricate reamer bolt with penetrating oil before and during removal. See Fig. 7 . Remove power steering pump, leaving hoses attached. 2. Remove engine support bracket. Remove crankshaft pulley. Remove timing belt covers. Remove flange from crankshaft. See Fig. 8 . Rotate crankshaft to align all timing marks. See Fig. 9 . Loosen belt tensioner bolt, and rotate belt tensioner counterclockwise to release belt tension. 3. If reusing timing belt, mark belt to indicate direction of belt rotation. Loosen tensioner bolt. Pry tensioner counterclockwise to relieve belt tension. While holding tensioner, tighten tensioner bolt. Remove timing belt.
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Engine Torque Link Installation Procedure

March 8, 2011 by admin · 4 Comments
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1) Remove front engine mount upper bolt with 14mm socket. The front engine mount is located on the timing cover side of the engine also known as the front of the engine.
2) Install the small torque link bracket as shown in picture. Use supplied M10 bolt and tighten to finger tight. A 13mm wrench or socket is used for this bolt. Do not torque down this bolt just yet.
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2009 Dodge Challenger Crankshaft Position Sensor Intermittent MIL Illumination Diagnostic Trouble Code

June 2, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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This bulletin involves adding a shim to the crank sensor and verifying the condition has been corrected and only if necessary, replacing the flexplate. NOTE: This bulletin applies to models equipped with a 2.7L or 3.5L engine (sales code EER or EGG) built before October 8, 20008 (MDH 0810XX).
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1994 Honda Civic DX Timing Belt Components Removal

May 25, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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Removal (1980-95) 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Rotate crankshaft counterclockwise until No. 1 cylinder is at TDC of compression stroke. Remove splash shield. Remove power steering pump, leaving hoses attached. Remove A/C belt idler pulley bracket and belt. Remove alternator belt. Remove power steering pump bracket. 2. Remove cruise control actuator (if equipped). Remove power steering reservoir bracket. Remove engine mount nuts. Loosen engine mount bolt. Pivot side engine mount cushion aside. 3. Remove valve cover. Remove upper timing belt cover. Remove crankshaft pulley. Loosen timing belt tension adjuster bolt 180 degrees. Push tensioner to release belt tension. Retighten tension adjuster bolt. Disengage timing belt from pulleys. See Fig. 1 , Fig. 3 or Fig. 4 .
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2002 Mazda Protege LX Timing Belt Removal

May 29, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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Removal
1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove Crankshaft Position (CKP) and Camshaft Position (CMP)
sensors from front of engine (if equipped). See Fig. 1 . Remove spark plugs.
2. Remove accessory drive belts. Leaving hoses attached, remove power steering pump and position aside.
Remove the water pump pulley. See Fig. 2 . Rotate crankshaft so No. 1 cylinder is on TDC of
compression stroke.
CAUTION: On models with a crankshaft position sensor, rotor is on rear of
crankshaft pulley. DO NOT damage rotor when removing crankshaft
pulley.
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1984 Toyota Starlet L4-1290cc 4KE Timing Chain Service

May 18, 2010 by admin · 4 Comments
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Removal
1. Loosen the water pump pulley set bolts.
2. Remove the drive belt adjusting bolt, and remove the drive belt.
3. Remove the water pump pulley from the water pump.
4. Remove the crankshaft pulley set bolt.
5. Using SST (09213-31021), remove the crankshaft pulley.
6. Remove the timing chain cover bolts and nuts as shown in the figure.
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2003 Kia Optima 2.4L Replaced Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor

May 31, 2010 by admin · 6 Comments
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Vehicle Application: 2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L, Eng Cfg L4, 2003 Hyundai Santa FE 2.4L, Eng Cfg L4 USA 2004 Hyundai Santa FE 2.4L, Eng Cfg L4 2004 Kia Optima 2.4L, Vin 6, Eng Cfg L4 Customer Concern: There is no spark. Tests/Procedures: 1. At the crank position sensor, check for battery voltage to be present on the Red wire with the key on and cranking. The Black wire should be a good ground and the Blue wire should have 5 volts on it from the computer. One may have to disconnect the crank sensor to check for the 5 volt reference. 2. During crank look for a good 5 volt square wave signal on the Blue wire. 3. Check at the ignition coils for good battery voltage key on and cranking. If there is a loss of voltage during crank check the ignition failsafe relay. 4. Check for any stored engine codes.
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