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my manual sucks
talked to a friend of mine that said this was a night mare
cant afford to take it in
click on the blue link below for instructions
need help with timing tensioner
or any short cuts that you know of
click here timing chain
click on the blue link above
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print the pdf i just sent and i will send you some more
am not planning on doing this until tomarow
also do I need any specialty tools for this?
click here for more timing chain
get the first one?
Just sent the second one
no special tools
have you opend up the two pdfs i sent you?
I lied you do need special tools
get them from a parts store
yeah just did
Bummer they placed the water pump in a tough spot I hate that
there is no shortcut to getting the water pump out without removing timing chain tensioner?
The engineers should have to replace them that designed it
let them suffer
am confident in all of it but this tensioner
no there is not the timing chain rotates the water pump
i know it
Tension er is easy just compress it and use a paper clip end to hold it
then remove the paper clip and it will self adjust
GM does not specify if this engine is an interference engine or not. To be safe, always observe the following precautions. If cylinder head is installed on the cylinder block:
If cylinder head is removed (overhead cam engines):
When re-installing a cylinder head:
If the timing chain/belt has broken of "jumped time" with the engine running, always check for bent valves by pressurizing each cylinder with air with it's valves in the closed position.
will take me a while to read over this material.
how essential is it that i have those tools
will any other tools work in place of them
I will read over this material and give it a shot tomarow
the cars worth about 1.5 k and they want 1k to fix it so im going to attempt to fix it
they are important need them to line up the timing marks without them the timing will be off and you may ruin the engine
how much do they cost
would napa carry them on hand do you think
get the tools and use them properly there are no substitution for them
Depends were you get them and the quality of the tool but around 100 dollars
may call around i gave the part numbers
do you hava a friend who works for chevy or gm?
okay thank you so much
may be able to rent them call rental shops
appreciate it am going to wake up early tomarow and get started
are you on tomarow to?
have a great evening and good luck
thank you again
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if i hit accept can I come back if I have questions or will i have to pay again
no you can get back to me on this chat
do it all the time
hit the accept button and you can get back to me on this chat,
your sure that i can come back and ask you questions no charge tomarow
long as its about this car
yes i do it all the time