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How to change the timing belt & tensioner pulleys on my 2004 chrysler sebring engine size is 4cyc DOHC


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TIMING BELT AND SPROCKET(S)

REMOVAL

Timing Belt

Disconnect negative battery cable.
Raise vehicle on hoist. Remove right front wheel.
Remove belt splash shield.
Remove accessory drive belts.
Remove crankshaft damper.
Remove AC/Generator belt tensioner.
Disconnect generator connections. Remove generator and bracket.
Remove upper and lower timing belt covers (Fig. 100).
Remove coolant recovery container.
Remove right engine mount.
Remove engine support bracket (Fig. 100). CAUTION: When aligning crankshaft and camshaft timing marks always rotate engine from crankshaft. Camshaft should not be rotated after timing belt is removed. Damage to valve components may occur. Always align timing marks before removing timing belt.

Before the removal of the timing belt, rotate crankshaft until the TDC mark on oil pump housing aligns with the TDC mark on crankshaft sprocket (trailing edge of sprocket tooth) (Fig. 104). NOTE: The crankshaft sprocket TDC mark is located on the trailing edge of the sprocket tooth. Failure to align trailing edge of sprocket tooth to TDC mark on oil pump housing will cause the camshaft timing marks to be misaligned.

Loosen timing belt tensioner lock bolt (Fig. 105).
Insert a 6 mm Allen wrench into the hexagon opening located on the top plate of the belt tensioner pulley (Fig. 105). Rotate the top plate CLOCKWISE until there is enough slack in timing belt to allow for removal.
Remove timing belt. CAUTION: If timing belt was damaged due to incorrect tracking (alignment), the belt tensioner pulley and bracket must be replaced as an assembly.
Camshaft Sprockets

Disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove timing belt.

Hold camshaft sprockets with Special Tool 6847 while removing center bolts (Fig. 106).
Crankshaft Sprocket

Disconnect negative battery cable.
Remove timing belt.

Remove crankshaft sprocket using Special Tools 6793 and insert C-4685-C2 (Fig. 107).
CLEANING
Do Not attempt to clean a timing belt. If contamination from oil, grease, or coolants have occurred, the timing belt should be replaced.
Clean all sprockets using a suitable solvent. Clean all sprocket grooves of any debris.

INSTALLATION

Crankshaft Sprocket

CAUTION: The crankshaft sprocket is set to a predetermined depth from the factory for correct timing belt tracking. If removed, use of Special Tool 6792 is required to set the sprocket to original installation depth. An incorrectly installed sprocket will result in timing belt and engine damage.

Install crankshaft sprocket using Special Tool 6792 (Fig. 108).
Install timing belt.
Connect negative battery cable.
Camshaft Sprockets

Install camshaft sprockets. Hold camshaft sprockets with Special Tool 6847 while tightening center bolts to 115 Nm (85 ft. lbs.) (Fig. 106).
Install timing belt.
Connect negative battery cable.
Timing Belt

Set crankshaft sprocket to TDC by aligning the sprocket with the arrow on the oil pump housing.

Set camshafts timing marks so that the exhaust camshaft sprocket is a 1/2 notch below the intake camshaft sprocket (Fig. 109). CAUTION: Ensure that the arrows on both camshaft sprockets are facing up.

Install timing belt. Starting at the crankshaft, go around the water pump sprocket, idler pulley, camshaft sprockets and then around the tensioner (Fig. 110).
Move the exhaust camshaft sprocket counterclockwise (Fig. 110) to align marks and take up belt slack.

Insert a 6 mm Allen wrench into the hexagon opening located on the top plate of the belt tensioner pulley. Rotate the top plate COUNTERCLOCKWISE. The tensioner pulley will move against the belt and the tensioner setting notch will eventually start to move clockwise. Watching the movement of the setting notch, continue rotating the top plate counterclockwise until the setting notch is aligned with the spring tang (Fig. 111). Using the alien wrench to prevent the top plate from moving, torque the tensioner lock bolt to 25 Nm (220 in. lbs.) . Setting notch and spring tang should remain aligned after lock nut is torqued.
Remove alien wrench and torque wrench. NOTE: Repositioning the crankshaft to the TDC position must be done only during the CLOCKWISE rotation movement. If TDC is missed, rotate a further two revolutions until TDC is achieved. DO NOT rotate crankshaft counterclockwise as this will make verification of proper tensioner setting impossible.

Rotate the crankshaft CLOCKWISE two complete revolutions manually for seating of the belt, until the crankshaft is repositioned at the TDC position. Verify that the camshaft and crankshaft timing marks are in proper position (Fig. 112).

Check if the spring tang is within the tolerance window (Fig. 113). If the spring tang is within the tolerance window, the installation process is complete and nothing further is required. If the spring tang is not within the tolerance window, repeat Steps 5 through 7.
Install engine mount support bracket (Fig. 100).
Install upper timing belt cover. Torque fasteners to 6 Nm (50 in. lbs.) (Fig. 100).
Install the lower timing belt cover. Torque fasteners to 6 Nm (50 in. lbs.) (Fig. 100).
Install generator and bracket. Connect generator connections.
Install AC/Generator belt tensioner.
Install crankshaft damper.
Install right engine mount.
Install coolant recovery container.
Install accessory drive belts.
Install belt splash shield.
Install right front wheel.
Connect negative battery cable.


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