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I need help to put my 1997 suburban in correct timing. I

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Hello, I need help to put...
Hello,
I need help to put my 1997 suburban in correct timing. I have installed lower intake gaskets so I had the distributor out. I've made the mistake of putting the engine on cylinder number one mark thinking that was enough. Now the vehicle is setting a code CAM/CRANK CORRELATION.
I have a timing light. should I read the timing exactly at 0 degree?
Thanks
I also have a small scan tool to read data
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GMC Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hey Gary, glad to see you
GMC Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

the engine runs correct ?

can you move the distributor at all or is the hold down not slotted to adjust the distributor ?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I can definitely turn the distribuitor
GMC Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

on good

on the computer data list can you find cam offset numbers ?

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GMC Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

or cam retard

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GMC Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

you need to see that data and runt he engine at 1000K rpm and set the distributor until it reads 0 then tighten down the distributor and the code will be able to be cleared out and not reset

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