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Trying to replace the timing belt on a sienna van. Changed…

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Trying to replace the timing belt on a sienna van

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?

Changed once and the vehicle now has 200K

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Sienna?

2006

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sienna yourself? What have you tried so far?

I've put in the new belt w/o turning over the engine. Will not start.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The alldata says to have the crank timing mark facing up but it lines up with a bolt on component at around 4 o"clock ok

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See photo. With the #1 cylinder at TDC the crankshaft timing ***** *****nes up with the little bolt on device on the clock at 4 o'clock. Alldata says the mark to align the crank pulley should be at the 12 o'clock position. Which is correct? When the #1 piston is at TDC on its compression stroke the small alignment mark on the crank pulley is at 4, not 1 o'clock.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Those or the same Alldata pictures I pulled up. When ! 1 is at TDC the cam alignment ***** *****nes up with the little bolt on component shown in the photo.
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meant to say #1 cylinder is at TDC
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