I diy my timing belt car not start

Asked by Jul 08, 2017 at 05:38 PM about the 1998 Lexus ES 300 Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

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There will be timing marks on both of the upper pulleys that needs to line up with the timing 'V' mark on the cover behind them. There are index marks on the lower pulley as well. All these need to be lined up perfectly before you install the new belt. Its best to get everything lined up BEFORE removing the old belt, but it sounds like its too late for you to do that. https://youtu.be/DI60MOkf168

what do you recommend me to do or to look for help, thank you

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You have to remove the cover again and check that all the pulleys line up with the timing marks. If they don't, remove the belt and start over. youtube might have a video to help.

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