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1998 5.9 v8 Cherokee.. Replacing timing chain.. Turned

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1998 5.9 v8 Cherokee.. Replacing timing chain.. Turned dampener mark to TDC and removed cover.. Found small gear with mark at 12 large gear with dot at 12 also and groove at 6. Is this correct ? jim
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.

Hello I will help you with your question,

A 1998 Cherokee with a 5.9L? Was this an engine swap? Please post the VIN if you are unsure.

Thanks

Expert:  George H. replied 1 year ago.

You will need to turn the crank through one more revolution so the dot on the cam gear is at 6:00 and the dot on the crank gear is at 12:00.

Let me know how i can help

Thank you