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When timming a 2.4l do you need to be on the compression…

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When timming a 2.4l do you need to be on the compression side or does it matter

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2000 alaro
Auto Mechanic: Tim Mohr, ASE MASTER TECH replied 2 years ago

when the crank shaft marks are lined up, this determines the position of number 1 cylinder, the camshaft marks determine if it is at tdc #1 compression stroke or exhaust stroke, below is the diagram for alignng these marks, is this the way you lined them up?

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