[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Timing belt advance one tooth - impressions.
In message <366E8B5E.B8D724FF@worldnet.att.net> email@example.com writes:
> > I'm not a good enough mechanic to do that myself, but my mechanic is te> lling me
> > that the marks on my flywheel are at the wrong place.
> ???? Never heard of such a case.
Neither have I.
However, it's pretty easy to check. The flywheel mark corresponds to
TDC on cylinder #1. Just whip out the plug, drop a stick down the hole,
and move the flywheel around either side of the mark. If you get a
friend to sight over the top of the stick at a distant target, you'll
be _AMAZED_ at how sensitive the technique is. With practice, you can
get the flywheel mark +/- 5mm - enough to verify that it's roughly
And if it's roughly correct, odds are it's _exactly_ correct.
Phone: 0385 302803 Fax: 01536 723021
(The contents of this post will _NOT_ appear in the UK Newsletter.)