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I removed the timing belt before I new what I was doing, I

Customer Question

I removed the timing belt before I new what I was doing, I never worked with double over head cams especially the land rover 2.5 V6 freelander with two timing belts at the rear of the engine I need to know How I can find the right timing sequence from scratch. when I put the pin at the flywheel the front marks they do not aligned I need help please to do the proper alignment Thanks.
JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to help find that for your Land Rover Freelander. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

Welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you with this problem.

Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

what year is this ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
2002
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
2002 land rover freelander 2.5 V6
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

with the pin in the flywheel is the pulley mark at the safe location ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
marks on engine and belt wheel not aligned
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

when the flywheel is pinned one gear on each back side should be pointing at the safe make in the block

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
there is a tool that blocks the flywheel in place and the mark in front from crankshaft wheel and engine arrow are not aligned
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

there is a tool that needs to go through the flexplate as seen here to lock it

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
that's correct
Expert:  Gary replied 1 month ago.

with that in the lower should be aligned with the safe mark

if not if you turn it until its at the safe mark can you then lock it ?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
OK what I want to know according to manual how I can find the dead center in this particular engine starting from scratch and align the marks from the front belt gear and engine mark to the double camshaft rear gear to put the engine on dead center
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
are you still there