I checked my Motor manual and it confirms my recollection. Warm the engine up now as it may stall when disconnecting the computed timing if you don't. It would seem to me that if the underhood sticker is intact that the timing info and any reference to a timing plug would be on that sticker although the location may not be specified. The sound can be intermittent or constant, but it will be a metal to metal contact. Usualy need another computer to do it. If not, pull the Distributor and rotate its shaft repositioning the gear's teeth to make the alignment correct, to make the rotor match point to the Cap's chosen 1. The engine saw several modifications until its final production year in 1996.
There will be a number of wires bolted to the firewall. The 1 Exhaust furthest forward in the Driver's side head will close stop moving up , then the 1 Intake 2nd from the front will do the same. Many of the early 4. I disconnected it and there was no change on the timing mark on balancer. Towing capacity with a fully loaded truck bed is 4,800 pounds.
Find the computed timing disconnect. You can disconnect the idle solenoid, if any, to get the speed down. Nylon gears and timing belts perform the same function on some makes and models. Loosen the bolt under the distributor that holds down a clamp that retains it. Otherwise, adjust the idle speed screw.
Start the engine and listen to the front of the engine near the timing chain cover while the engine remains cold. Usualy need another computer to do it. With the engine warm and idling, place the blade of a slot screwdriver with a very long-handled shank against the uppermost portion of the timing chain cover. Reassemble refrigeration system using new hoses, expansion valve and compressor. Then set the timing about 4-6 degrees. Well I hope that 007 is able to get his engine timed correctly and lets us know how it worked out. .
The intake and exhaust valves open and close in respect to the rotation of the crankshaft, which controls the strokes of the piston for firing. You need a timing light Connect to the battery and number 1 cylinder Their should be a back and a tan wire under the dash, passenger side. Check the timing again, in case the distributor moved slightly as you tightened it. Melling timing chains are manufactured using the highest quality designs, materials and workmanship. So right at the very top of the compression stroke. Did you put the new dist. Stop the engine and connect the timing light to the No.
Don the stethoscope and place the probe on the front of the valve cover, if you have a four-cylinder engine. Passenger side front to rear 2-4-6. Otherwise, look up the information in your vehicle service manual or call your local dealer. You can also use the No. Just disconnect neg terminal on battery to clear the codes. Note that when re-installing the calliper it may be necessary to spread the callipers before you will be able to get the brake pads over the rotor.
Then remove it carefully and check the oil level on it. Clean off the timing marks and mark the pulley or damper notch and timing scale with white chalk. This truck should have the tan wire. It may be in the line that goes back into the intake cowling. The owners manual says 3.
In the 52 years I've worked on cars the 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 firing for Chevrolet's has not changed. Unplug the thin rubber hose from the distributor advance. Use the stethoscope to listen for noise at the timing chain cover. The gross combined weight rating is 11,000 pounds. A bad timing chain will often emit a rattling sound for a few minutes before the engine warms up, and then will lower in intensity or dissipate altogether after it warms up. This Information can be found in your glove box mixed in with of those codes on a sticker in there. The timing chain in an engine performs a very important function: it links the crankshaft and camshaft.
Use a socket and wrench to loosen the adjusting bolts on all the belt-driven components, if you have multiple belts. Battery cable on battery for 15 min. This is done to prevent any distributor vacuum advance. This means that you can adjust ignition timing in your garage and restore engine performance to your 4. But even this can be a bit too imprecise. Timing chain options include both standard and roller chains to provide matches with the high quality sprockets and if necessary tensioner and guides that fit the application. I pulled it straight from Alldata.
The strobe light will let you see the timing mark on the crankshaft pulley pointing to one of the numbers on the timing scale above the pulley. Activate and aim the timing light at the timing marks on the crankshaft pulley. Start the engine and adjust the idle speed to that specified on the Underhood Emissions label. As you look into 1 cylinder via the spark plug's hole you will see 1 Piston come up toward the top as the Intake Valve closes. If the rotor is rusted on it may require a little persuasion to get it to come free. I don't trust the computers on them, but they don't let you bypass them easy.