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95 mystic timing belt

07-09-2008, 03:24 PM
Does the motor have to com out to replace the timing belt on a soch 2.0?

08-04-2008, 03:26 PM
You can do it with the engine in the car. Buy a Haynes or other manual.
The belt has to be put on correctly or you can bend the valves. The manual has pictures so you don't make a mistake. Allow around four hours depending on how much experience you have. Tools needed a 3/8 inch socket set, harmonic balancer puller. A 1/2 inch breaker bar and nut for the harmonic balancer bolt. A big screwdriver to hold the flywheel so you can remove the harmonic balancer bolt. You may need a 1/4 inch drive socket set. Also a an engine hoist or floor jack to support the engine while you remove the front mount.

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