Repair Database Tag: Timing Marks

April 23, 2011

Cam Adjustment Documentation & Advice

The MVS Directory of Cam Adjustment This is the repository of everything we at MVS Forums know about setting, advancing and retarding timing on Volvo inline-5 engines for performance, and for standard factory settings after a timing belt change. This question comes up quite often in the forums and I want to centralize it. Links […]

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April 8, 2011

Timing Mark Alignment and Adjustment

I obsessed over it too and in the end, and after taking an entire day setting and resetting, I just went with it. I couldn’t get it spot on. Some folks can. If you rotated and nothing hangs up you are good to go. Put the key in and start it up. Timing Mark alignment […]

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December 15, 2009

S80 Timing Belt Questions

1. Make sure your timing marks all line up before removing the belt! 2. After installing the new belt, rotate your engine two full turns by hand (turn the 30mm nut with a wrench; socket extensions help here) and verify that the timing marks still line up. 3. Do the whole job with lots of […]

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December 5, 2009

1997 Volvo S90 Timing Marks

1997 S90 with DOHC Timing Mark I am doing valve repairs after a broke timing belt. while I have the head off I can see that the timing mark on the crank does not have the number one piston at TDC. it’s really about half way down in the cylinder. Is this the way it […]

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