How to Change Timing Belt o 2001 Honda CRV
Here are directions:
Fig. Crankshaft timing mark will be easier to verify when clean -2.0L (B20B4) engine
Fig. Intake and exhaust camshaft timing marks properly aligned at TDC -2.0L (B20B4) engine
The 2.0L engine uses separate drive belts for the air conditioner, alternator and the power steering pump. The outer most belt of the three belts is the power steering belt, followed by the air conditioner belt, and lastly the alternator belt. Therefore to remove the air conditioner belt, requires power steering belt removal. To remove the alternator belt requires removal of both the power steering and air conditioner belts.
Air Conditioner Belt
The air conditioner compressor is mounted to the engine and cannot be moved. The belt is tensioned by an idler pulley, which has two fasteners securing it to the engine. The locknut and fastener are installed through a slotted plate and allows the pulley to pivot.
The alternator has two fasteners securing it to a bracket mounted on the engine. The upper locknut and fastener are installed through a slotted bracket and the lower fastener allows the alternator to pivot.
Power Steering Pump Belt
The power steering pump has two fasteners securing it to a bracket mounted on the engine. The lower locknut and fastener are installed through a slotted bracket and the upper fastener allows the pump to pivot. To remove:
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