Timing belt job and missing clip for crosspipe to intercooler

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Nov 24 17:08:54 EST 2003

At 4:23 PM -0500 11/24/03, Eric_R_Kissell at whirlpool.com wrote:
>Can anyone comment as to why I cannot see a mark on the flywheel? I slowly
>turned the engine and looked at an entire rotation of the flywheel but I
>could not find a mark anywhere.  I put it back together in the same spot
>that I found it set, but I would really like to know that the flywheel is
>in the right location.

Yep, it can be quite difficult to see the flywheel mark. The mark 
tends to "fly" by that window very (too) quickly. If you have a 
helper, have him/her slowly wrench the crank (remove sparkplug) while 
you look at the flywheel window. Also, getting that inspection window 
properly lighted can be difficult. I found that the mark became 
extremely easy to see once I began using my long-necked "flex-light". 
This is a dandy little AA-battery flashlight (about $15 at Sears or 
Pep Boys) with a long ( 14 or 15 inch), very narrow flexible neck 
that lets you place a high-intensity, focused beam right on the spot 
you need to see. This helps that flywheel mark to really "pop".


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY USA
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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