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Be careful when removing the crankshaft damper bolt. Excessive force may snap or strip the bolt.
IT IS A 1.8 4 CYL. AND I DO NEED THE TIMING MARKS, WHICH CYL. IS # XXXXX AND WHICH PLUG WIRE IS # XXXXX HAVING SOME PROBLEM WITH THE HARMONIC BALANCER NOT SURE IF BOLT IS LEFT HAND OR RIGHT BUT IT IS TIGHT!!
BUT SO FAR GOOD ADVICE.
Replace the timing and balancer shaft belts at no more that 105,000 miles (168,000km). Acura also specifies that under extreme conditions the timing and balancer shaft belts should be replaced more frequently, at 60,000 miles (100,000 km). These abnormal conditions include very high temperatures over 110°F (43°C) or very low ambient temperatures of minus 20°F (-29°C).
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If oil leakage is detected around the camshaft or crankshaft seals, replace them.
Clean the covers before installation. The smallest piece of dirt may cause premature belt failure.
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If the camshaft pulley is not positioned at TDC, remove the timing belt and repeat the above procedures.
Lubricate the crankshaft pulley bolt with engine oil.
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TO THIS DAY THE BOLT THAT HOLDS THE PULLEY ON CRANK SHAFT WILL NOT COME OFF. I HAVE BROKEN 2-SOCKETS, AND 1-STRAP WRENCH TRYING. I HAVE ALSO USED LIQUID WRENCH EVERYDAY FOR A WEEK. IMPACT SET AT 125 PSI AND IT STILL WONT. I GOT AN ELECTRIC IMPACT SO HOT IT KICKED OFF AND SMOKED THE BRUSHES.
OUT OF POSSIBILITIES VINCE
WELL IT IS ALL BACK TOGETHER AND IT IDLES FINE BUT HAS NO POWER, IT IS LIKE A TIMING THING. I KNOW # XXXXX PISTON WAS AT THE TOP OF IT'S STROKE THE CAM PULLEYS ARE LINED UP PERFECT AND THE DISTRIBUTOR, ROTOR IS POINTED AT THE # XXXXX PLUG WIRE. I AM STUCK.
IF THEY WERE BENT WOULD'NT I BE GETTING ALOT OF EXHAUST COMING OUT THE OIL FILLER CAP BECAUSE THE VALVES ARE NOT SEALING?