GM Century/Lumina/Grand Prix/Intrigue 1997-2000

Timing Belt Covers

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



3.4L (VIN X) Engine

No oil seals need to be disturbed to perform these cover removal procedures.

UPPER RIGHT SIDE COVER
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the mounting bolts, then remove the cover.
  4.  



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Fig. Left and right upper timing belt cover removal-3.4L (VIN X) engine

To install:

  1. Position the cover, then secure with the retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
  4.  

UPPER LEFT SIDE COVER
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the ignition coil pack and harness. Please see .
  4.  
  5. Remove the ignition coil pack bracket and brace.
  6.  
  7. Remove the mounting bolts, then remove the cover.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the cover, then secure with the retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the ignition coil pack bracket, brace, the coil pack and harness.
  4.  
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
  6.  

CENTER COVER
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the PCM harness cover.
  4.  
  5. Remove the drive belt tensioner.
  6.  
  7. Remove the left and right upper timing belt covers.
  8.  
  9. Remove the power steering pipe retaining clip nut at the alternator stud.
  10.  
  11. Remove the center timing belt cover bolts and remove the cover.
  12.  



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Fig. Timing belt front center cover removal-3.4L (VIN X) engine

To install:

  1. Position the cover, then secure with the retaining bolts. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the power steering pipe retaining clip nut.
  4.  
  5. Install the left and right upper belt covers.
  6.  
  7. Install the drive belt tensioner and the PCM harness cover.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

 
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