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crankshaft timing

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#1 subaruman4life



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 11:15 PM

i have a 99 subaru legacy outback.  i changed the waterpump and replaced the timing idler tensioner and got a new timing belt.  i am wondering on that one how do you like up the crankshaft.  i see a line on the pulley itself but not anywhere to line it up with,  can someone  please help.  i know how to line up the camshafts though.  thank you



#2 1 Lucky Texan

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 11:45 PM

most likely there is a line on one of the 'tabs' that swing by the crank sensor, that mark should go at 12 0colck. that puts the pistons at their halfway point. DO NOT use any arrow/triangle on the front of the sprocket.

#3 ShawnW


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Posted 25 May 2013 - 01:22 AM

The crank keyway goes to 6:00 or down and when in that position on the edge of the whole gear is a notch.  Don't use that triangle on the front edge of the gear use the notch on the back edge.  It lines up with the notch in the oil pump on the top edge.


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