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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.

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Auto Mechanic: Gary, Technician replied 11 months ago
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Auto Mechanic: Gary, Technician replied 11 months ago

what year is this ?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
2002
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
2002 land rover freelander 2.5 V6
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
marks on engine and belt wheel not aligned
Auto Mechanic: Gary, Technician replied 11 months ago

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

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Customer reply replied 11 months 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
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
that's correct
Auto Mechanic: Gary, Technician replied 11 months 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 ?

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Customer reply replied 11 months 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 reply replied 11 months ago
are you still there
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