Chrysler Concorde/Intrepid/LHS/New Yorker/Vision 1993-1997

Timing Belt Cover and Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Release the fuel system pressure using the recommended procedure.
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  3. Rotate the engine to Top Dead Center (TDC) and disconnect negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the coolant and remove the radiator and cooling fan assemblies.
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  7. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  9. Remove the upper radiator hose.
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  11. Remove the crankshaft damper with a quality puller tool gripping the inside of the pulley.
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  13. Remove the stamped steel cover. Do not remove the sealer on the cover. It may be reusable.
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  15. Remove the cast cover. If necessary, remove the lower belt cover located behind the crankshaft damper.
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To install:
  1. Before installing, inspect the seal on the stamped steel cover. Is some sealer is missing, use MOPAR Silicone Rubber Adhesive Sealant or equivalent to replace the missing sealer.
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  3. Install the lower belt cover behind the crankshaft damper, if necessary.
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  5. Install the stamped steel cover and the cast cover. Tighten the 6mm bolts to 105 inch. lbs. (12 Nm), the 8mm bolts to 250 inch lbs. (28 Nm) and the 10mm bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
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  7. Install the crankshaft damper using special tool L-4524, a 5.9 inch long bolt, thrust bearing and washer or equivalent damper installation tools. Tighten the center bolt to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
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  1. Install the upper radiator hose.
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  3. Install the accessory drive belts and adjust them to the proper tension.
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  5. Install the radiator and cooling fan assemblies.
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  7. Refill and bleed the cooling system.
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  9. Reconnect the negative battery cable. With the radiator cap off so coolant can be added, run the engine. Watch for leaks or unusual engine noises. Add coolant as the engine warms.
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