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Remove spark plugs (12405).
Align crankshaft (6303) so number one piston is at TDC (top dead center) as indicated by timing marks. Refer to illustration.
Remove outer timing belt cover as outlined in this section.
CAUTION: If you attempt to remove timing belt or adjust tension without loosening both timing belt tensioner adjusting bolt and spring pivot bolt, you will break Camshaft Belt Tension Adjusting Tool T74P-6254-A when you attempt to relieve tension on belt.
Loosen timing belt spring pivot bolt. Do not remove.
Hold tensioner with Camshaft Belt Tension Adjusting Tool T74P-6254-A.
While holding tensioner, loosen adjusting bolt and gradually release spring tension.
Using adjusting tool, rotate tensioner, against spring pressure, as far clockwise as possible. While holding, tighten adjusting bolt to hold tensioner away from belt.
Remove timing belt.
If not done:
Align crankshaft so number one piston is at TDC (top dead center) with crankshaft key pointing straight up and circle on crankshaft sprocket (6306) aligned with notch in engine front cover (6019).
Align triangle on camshaft sprocket with triangle on inner timing belt cover.
Align diamond on oil pump sprocket with diamond on inner timing belt cover.
Install timing belt over crankshaft sprocket. Then, proceeding counterclockwise, over oil pump sprocket and camshaft sprocket.
Loosen tensioner adjusting bolt allowing tensioner pulley to press against timing belt.
Rotate crankshaft two revolutions clockwise.
Bring crankshaft slowly, without stopping, to number one cylinder firing position (keyway directly up).
Recheck timing mark alignment. Repeat steps if timing marks are not properly aligned.
Rotate tensioner assembly against belt with torque wrench up to 41-45 Nm (30-33 lb-ft) and tighten adjusting bolt.
Tighten adjusting bolt to 35-45 Nm (26-33 lb-ft).
Tighten spring pivot bolt to 40-55 Nm (30-40 lb-ft).
Install outer timing belt cover as outlined in this section.