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what are the timing marks on a 2.4 dohc kia optima

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what are the timing marks on a 2.4 dohc kia optima
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Please tell me the year of the Kia so I can look up the correct belt alignment graphic.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It is a 2002 kia optima if you could please send a picture of the timing thanks
graphic
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
on the crank shaft sprocket tiing mark is that when number 1 is at top dead center
See the red marks on the graphic?

The TDC mark is a cut out on the back plate of the gear that lines up with a mark on the block just under the tensioner. You can also find the TDC by removing the number one spark plug and placing a long instrument in the hole. When the instrument is at its highest point you have achieved TDC. The marks on the crank timing gear should be clearly visible.
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