Volvo Troubleshooting Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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Are you trying to replace the timing belt yourself?
Thank you for the good information as vehicle terminology can very from different manufactures.
Have the camshaft gears been removed from the cams?
Volvo engines with adjustable camshaft timing, (CVVT) Continuous variable camshaft timing. Is used to adjust the camshaft under rpms and load on the engine.
If the camshaft gears have been removed from the cams a special tool will be needed to set the proper timing. Here is a link to the tools, this is essential to getting the timing correct. http://www.amazon.com/Camshaft-Crankshaft-Alignment-Locking-Cylinder/dp/B00AVLU3ZK
Timing belt procedure
There is marks you line up with the camshaft gears and the marks on the upper timing cover.
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