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I have a 1997 Toyota Coaster 5R How do I align the crank

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I have a 1997 Toyota Coaster 5R How do I align the crank shaft with the cam shaft when changing timing chain as no markers on the actual chain?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

HI,

I am sorry that you have not been helped yet. I just came online and saw your question.

Is this a new chain or the original chain?

Also, I need to get the last 8 of the vin number so that I can pull the correct procedure for it for you.

Expert:  Eric replied 9 months ago.

HI,

It is located at the rear of the engine(opposite side of engine from where the belts are). It is screwed into a port coming off the thermostat housing. I have attached a diagram of it

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