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 +===== Timing Belt Change =====
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 This guide is for the standard [[8v]] [[TU engine]] This guide is for the standard [[8v]] [[TU engine]]
  
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 Note: Directions such as left are when looking at the vehicle from the front Note: Directions such as left are when looking at the vehicle from the front
  
-Jack the car up and support it on [[axle stands]], you may wish to remove the wheel arch liner on the left hand wheel for extra space but this is not essential. ​+Jack the car up and support it on axle stands, you may wish to remove the wheel arch liner on the left hand wheel for extra space but this is not essential. ​
  
-Remove the upper [[timing belt]] cover (this is located on the left hand side of the engine). There is a small bolt on the front and one on the back. Lock the [[camshaft]] using the [[timing hole]] on the [[pulley]] and lock the [[flywheel]] in position using the hole in the front of the block *This is very important!* To ensure that the timing holes line up, it will be necessary to rotate the engine. Do this using a socket and bar on the crankshaft pully IN A CLOCKWISE DIRECTION. Taking the spark plugs out will make the engine easier to rotate.  ​+Remove the upper timing belt cover (this is located on the left hand side of the engine). There is a small bolt on the front and one on the back. Lock the [[camshaft]] using the [[timing hole]] on the [[pulley]] and lock the [[flywheel]] in position using the hole in the front of the block *This is very important!* To ensure that the timing holes line up, it will be necessary to rotate the engine. Do this using a socket and bar on the crankshaft pully IN A CLOCKWISE DIRECTION. Taking the spark plugs out will make the engine easier to rotate.  ​
  
 If you have an [[injection]] model then remove the [[ECU]] and its base plate to allow access down the side of the engine If you have an [[injection]] model then remove the [[ECU]] and its base plate to allow access down the side of the engine
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