Sebring 2006

Timing Belt Front Cover

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Removal & Installation



2.4L Engines
Front Cover-Lower
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  7. Remove right front wheel and belt splash shield.
  8.  
  9. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  11. Remove the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal & installation.
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  13. Remove the Air Conditioning (A/C) / alternator belt tensioner.
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the alternator connectors.
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  19. Remove the alternator and bracket.
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  21. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  23. Remove the fasteners attaching the lower timing cover (Front Timing Belt Covers).
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  25. Remove lower timing cover.

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    Fig. Upper and lower timing belt cover fastener locations-2.4L engine

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To install:

  1. Install the lower timing belt cover and torque fasteners to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Lower the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Install the alternator and bracket.
  6.  
  7. Connect the alternator connectors.
  8.  
  9. Raise the vehicle.
  10.  
  11. Install A/C and alternator belt tensioner.
  12.  
  13. Install the crankshaft damper. Refer to Crankshaft Damper, removal & installation.
  14.  
  15. Install the accessory drive belts.
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  17. Install the belt splash shield and right front wheel. Tighten the wheel lug nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm).
  18.  
  19. Lower the vehicle.
  20.  
  21. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Front Cover-Upper
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper timing belt cover fasteners.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cover.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the timing belt cover. Torque fasteners to 53 inch lbs. (6 Nm).
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