Acura Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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With the timing belt off as long as all of the marks on the gears line up to the marks on the block and covers the engine will be at TDC of the compression stroke. Once the engine is rotated one complete turn is when the exhaust valves are open. The link below is the procedure for replacing the timing belt.
Timing Belt Service and Repair
Let me know when the vehicle was running hot and also if the cooling fans are coming on.
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