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1987 Dodge: Shaft..2.0 litre has parted..replacing..timing belt

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The Balance Shaft belt on a 1987 Dodge Ram D50 2.0 litre has parted. I plan on replacing the timing belt as well while i have it apart. Does the balance shaft need to be timed, if so how is this done, and how does the tensioner for the balance shat work? I see the timing mark on the cam shaft pulley and the one on the crank for Top Dead Center, i rollled the engine over by hand and aligned those marks, the camshaft mark is facing toward the left and the    crank is at TDC, is this correct? I can not see any kind of markings   on the balance shaft rotateing assembly.
Any photos or diagrahms would be appreciated as well.

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Red replied 9 years ago.

graphicgraphicHI

This will show you the right timing for the balance shaf belt and for the main timing marks.

 

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