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Important: The distributor is driven by a camshaft pin that mates to one slot in the distributor driveshaft.
Before you insert the distributor bolts, ensure that the distributor is fully seated to the engine front cover. If the distributor is difficult to seat, check the alignment of the distributor driveshaft slot, the timing mark and the camshaft pin.
Tighten Tighten the distributor bolts to 12 N·m (106 lb in).
Notice: Use the correct fastener in the correct location. Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Fasteners requiring replacement or fasteners requiring the use of thread locking compound or sealant are identified in the service procedure. Do not use paints, lubricants, or corrosion inhibitors on fasteners or fastener joint surfaces unless specified. These coatings affect fastener torque and joint clamping force and may damage the fastener. Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems.
Tighten Tighten the ignition coil studs to 40 N·m (30 lb ft).
Here is how to install that chain and gears properly.
Timing Chain, Sprockets, and WP Driveshaft Install
Tighten Tighten the water pump driveshaft retainer bolts to 12 N·m (106 lb in).
Important: The gears must mesh in order to prevent damage to the camshaft retainer.
Tighten Tighten the camshaft sprocket bolts to 25 N·m (18 lb ft).
Important: Align the keyway on the reluctor ring with the key in the crankshaft and install the reluctor ring onto the crankshaft until the ring is completely seated against the crankshaft sprocket.