Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Timing Chain and Gears

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1.6L Engine
  1. Remove the timing cover as outlined earlier.
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  3. Remove the camshaft sprocket bolts and remove the sprocket and chain.
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  5. Remove the crankshaft gear with a pilot adapter tool C-4760 and gear puller C-3894-A or equivalent.
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To install:

  1. Align the crankshaft sprocket with the key and drive it onto the shaft.
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  3. Position the camshaft sprocket into place and turn it so that the timing marks on both sprockets are on a line passing through the sprocket centers.
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  5. Remove the camshaft sprocket without turning the camshaft, place the timing chain over it and reinstall the camshaft sprocket.
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  7. Recheck the timing marks. Install and tighten the camshaft sprocket bolts to 113 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
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  9. Install the timing cover.
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