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Kevin C., Subaru Master Tech.
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Experience:  34 years of Subaru service experience, ASE Master Technician.
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Installed new cam seals and crank seal installed new timing

Customer Question

installed new cam seals and crank seal installed new timing belt removed number 1 plug to make sure top dead center all marks line up when turning with ratchet only turns half way and feels like it bound up I turn it counter rotation same affect what did I do wrong
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

What is the year, model, and engine size?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
10 98 Subaru legacy outback 2.5 motor
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
just to let you know im not to computer savy
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

Ok that's fine. Can you rotate the engine to where the marks are lined up and upload them here so I can see how you have it timed? There's a paperclip somewhere around the text box where you can attach pictures.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
need to get kid off bus will you be there for awhile
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

Yeah off and on, I'm working so I check between cars.

Expert:  I. Silva replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...new tech here .

I see your question still open ,do you need help or did you figure it out already ?

Let me know.

Thank you.