PT Cruiser, 2001 - 2005

Timing Belt Sprockets

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Removal & Installation



Camshaft Sprockets
  1. Remove upper and lower front timing belt covers.
  2.  
  3. Remove timing belt.
  4.  
  5. Use Special Tool 6847 to hold camshaft sprockets while removing the sprocket bolt(s).
  6.  
  7. Remove camshaft sprocket(s).

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    Fig. Camshaft sprocket removal and installation

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To install:


CAUTION
Do not use an impact wrench to tighten camshaft sprocket bolts. Damage to the camshaft-to-sprocket locating dowel pin may occur.

  1. Install camshaft sprockets. Hold sprockets with Special Tool 6847 while tightening center bolt to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm)
  2.  
  3. Install timing belt.
  4.  
  5. Install upper and lower front timing belt covers.
  6.  

Crankshaft Sprockets
  1. Remove upper and lower front timing belt covers.
  2.  
  3. Remove timing belt.
  4.  
  5. Remove crankshaft sprocket using Special Tool 6793 and insert C-4685-C2.

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    Fig. Crankshaft sprockets removal and installation

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To install:


WARNING
The crankshaft sprocket is set to a predetermined depth from the factory for correct timing belt tracking. If removed, use of Special Tool 6792 is required to set the sprocket to original installation depth. An incorrectly installed sprocket will result in timing belt and engine damage.

  1. Install crankshaft sprocket using Special Tool 6792.
  2.  
  3. Install timing belt.
  4.  
  5. Install upper and lower front timing belt covers.
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