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Timing belt

Discussion in 'General Diesel Discussion' started by SCHERFF, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. SCHERFF

    SCHERFF New Member

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    I am changing my timing belt and the directions say to remove the camshaft sprocket. Could you tell me the reson for that?
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  2. Seatman

    Seatman Active Member

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    It's not removing so much as slackening it off so it can move as you tension the belt up, you lock the cam at the other end with a special tool first and the crank and the injector pump.


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