300M, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, 1998-2004

Timing Belt Rear Cover

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Removal & Installation




NOTE
The rear timing belt cover has O-rings to seal the water pump passages to cylinder block. Do not reuse the O-rings.

  1. Perform fuel pressure release procedure..
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove timing belt.
  6.  
  7. Remove camshaft sprockets.
  8.  
  9. Remove rear timing belt cover bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the rear cover.
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To install:

  1. Clean rear timing belt cover O-ring, sealing surfaces and grooves.
  2.  
  3. Lubricate new O-rings with Mopar® Dielectric Grease or equivalent to facilitate assembly.
  4.  
  5. Position NEW O-rings on cover.
  6.  
  7. Install rear timing belt cover .
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  9. Tighten bolts to the following specified torque:
    1. M10 - 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
    2.  
    3. M8 - 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
    4.  
    5. M6 - 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
    6.  

  10.  
  11. Install camshaft sprockets.
  12.  
  13. Install timing belt.
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