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Seting timing on timing belt 1999 camry 2.

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seting timing on timing belt 1999 camry 2.2
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Doug replied 7 years ago.



The cam timing mark can be a bit tricky the first time you do one of these engines. It helps to have a small mirror.

One of the spokes of the cam gear will have a hole drilled in it. When properly aligned, this hole will be directly over a notch in the front cam bearing cap that looks like this: |

When looking through the hole with a mirror, it will appear like this ( | ) when properly aligned.


Here are some visual aids of the timing marks:





Expert:  Doug replied 7 years ago.
Were you able to get your timing set correctly now?