Having problems with your 1997 Honda Civic ?

Timing belt replacement for 97 1.6 honda civic

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 19-08-2019

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Make sure you have all the tools you need !! A compressor with impact wrench hi torque ! and socket for crank pulley bolt ! A MUST !!!! Well you first have to lift the car and support it with jack stands. Then take the wheel off the left front side ,drivers side, A. Remove negative cable from battery.
1.Turn engine by hand until you get the timing mark to lineup with the pulley and mark on the timing housing cover.
2.Take all belts off. and remove ac pulley tens, if applicable.
3.Suport bottom of engine with a stand or jack stand. Because you need to remove the front engine suport to the body of the car.
4.Remove crank pulley,with impact wrench and socket.
5.Remove timing cover.
6.Make sure all timing marks with pulley's are alinged , The cam pulley usually has two marks opposite of each other,and they usually allign with the top of the cylinder head, You should get a manual that shows these markings,it's very important!! that they are correct before you take the belt off ! Allso make sure the marks on the crank pulley match with the marks on the block !! I use whiteout to mark all the marks myself for easy id.
7. lossen tens. bolt/nut and remove belt carefully.
8.Make sure the new belt is the SAME as the old one, same number of teeth and lenght.
9.Istall belt making sure all timing mark are still in the same position you left them before you you removed the belt.
10.Tighten tensenor bolt/nut.
11.Put cover back on ,and install everything you removed ....
Good luck ,this takes time .....

You can please go the below link for further detailed pictures and timing setting
http://www.askjeffwilliams.com/auto-mechanic-tips-training/1997-honda-civic-ex-timing-belt-replacement/
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