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Align crankshaft so number one piston is at Top Dead Center (TDC) as indicated by timing mark.
Line up the camshaft sprocket timing mark with the inner timing belt cover timing mark, so that the key is pointing DOWN. NOTE: On 49-State, and all Automatic Transmission vehicles, it is not necessary to align auxiliary shaft sprocket.
If vehicle is California Emissions Certified with a Manual Transmission: