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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6 Timing Chain instruction on how to install ?

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can I get for a 2006 Cadillac STS 3.6 Timing Chain instruction on how to install ?
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Cadillac Mechanic: brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
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Here are the alignment marks:

 

1 - Left Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Timing Mark
2 - Left Intake Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain Timing Link
3 - Left Exhaust Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain Timing Link
4 - Left Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Timing Mark
5 - Left Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain
6 - Primary Camshaft Drive Chain Timing Link for the Left Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
7 - Left Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket Timing Mark for the Primary Camshaft Drive Chain
8 - Left Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
9 - Left Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain Timing Link for the Left Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
10 - Left Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket Timing Window
11 - Primary Camshaft Drive Chain
12 - Primary Camshaft Drive Chain Timing Link for the Crankshaft Sprocket
13 - Crankshaft Sprocket Timing Mark
14 - Crankshaft Sprocket
15 - Right Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
16 - Primary Camshaft Drive Chain Timing Link for the Right Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
17 - Right Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket Timing Mark for the Primary Camshaft Drive Chain
18 - Right Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket Timing Mark/Window for the Right Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain
19 - Right Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain Timing Link for the Right Primary Camshaft Intermediate Drive Chain Sprocket
20 - Right Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain
21 - Right Exhaust Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Timing Mark
22 - Right Exhaust Secondary Camshaft Timing Drive Chain Timing Link
23 - Right Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Timing Mark
24 - Right Intake Camshaft Position (CMP) Actuator Timing Mark

 

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
Already have this For the caddie I have a Design 1 and 2 The first design I have no compression redid with the 2nd design it runs now but its doesnt run good and the check engine light comes on Right intake exhaust cam off
Cadillac Mechanic: brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
What is the compression now?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
the right side are all 100 and the left side are all 70
Cadillac Mechanic: brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
That is low as it should be around 140 psi. Do all the timing marks line up?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
That were my problem is I tried lining them up to the designs that I have , but with the discription are real poor and I dont think they are line up right Ive spent hours on this problem
Cadillac Mechanic: brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
The picture I sent didn't help?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
No not at all some parts are hard read and I do have the same piture you sent
Cadillac Mechanic: brownjeff, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
Let me send the question to the other experts and see if they have any different pictures. Hang on one should be with you shortly.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago
I have to go for now will check back later
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