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I have chain tentioner cover that leaking oil on m119 motor

Customer Question

I have chain tentioner cover that leaking oil on m119 motor 1995 S500.
I have removed alternator and air pump to see exactly where oil is coming from.
is it save to remove the tentioner and replace gasket without touching anything?
or I have to reset the timing?
Thank you,
Andrey
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Super mechanic replied 11 months ago.

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Position piston of cylinder 1 to 45°before ignition TDC, (see diagram)

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I can get all of the instructions for it and put it in a PDF file, (it is rather large) and send it to your email address for as little as possible.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Dear *****I didnt see the answer for my question...
Do i need to reset timing or not?
Expert:  Super mechanic replied 11 months ago.

No, just have to Position piston of cylinder 1 to 45°before ignition TDC, (see diagram)

Thanks

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