Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005
Timing Chain Cover, Chain, Sprockets, & Seal
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Drain the engine oil.
Drain the coolant.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Drive belt tensioner
Power steering pump and lines. Do not disconnect the lines from the pump
Thermostat bypass pipe from the front cover
Radiator outlet hose from the water pump
Upper and lower Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor wire harness bracket from the front cover
CKP sensor from the front cover
Front cover and gasket
Fig. Crankshaft timing mark locations
Rotate the crankshaft until the timing marks are aligned in the following locations:
Camshaft alignment pin (1)