GM Grand Am/Achieva/Calais/Skylark/Somerset 1985-98

Timing Sprockets

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. If removing the camshaft sprocket, remove the camshaft carrier cover.
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  5. Remove the timing belt cover.
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  7. Position the engine so the timing marks are aligned for belt installation.
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  9. Remove the timing belt. For details, please refer to the procedure located in this section.
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  11. If removing the camshaft sprocket, hold the camshaft with an open-end wrench.
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  13. Remove the camshaft or crankshaft sprocket attaching bolt, washer and the sprocket.
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  15. The installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the camshaft sprocket bolt to 34 ft. lbs. (45 Nm). Tighten the crankshaft sprocket bolt to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
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  17. Connect the negative battery cable and road test the vehicle.
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