Home Auto Repair 1995 Nissan 200SX Engine – Timing Chain/Front Cover Revised Procedure

1995 Nissan 200SX Engine – Timing Chain/Front Cover Revised Procedure

Download SERVICE INFORMATION A revised service procedure for the engine front cover/timing chain has been adopted for the GA16DE. It is no longer recommended to remove the cylinder head when removing the timing chain/front cover(s). Utilize the following steps when servicing the front cover, timing chain, guides or tensioner(s) PARTS INFORMATION Caution ^ After removing the timing chain, do not turn the crankshaft and camshaft separately or the valves will strike the piston heads. ^ When installing chain tensioners or other sliding parts, lubricate contacting surfaces with new engine oil. ^ Apply new engine oil to bolt threads and seat surfaces when installing the camshaft sprockets and the crankshaft pulley. ^ Do not spill engine coolant on the drive belts. ^ Please refer to the Service Manual for the correct tightening torque. Removal 1. Set # 1 piston at TDC on its compression stroke. 2. Remove the spark plug wires. 3. 4. Remove the rocker cover (see Figure 1). Remove the coolant reservoir tank with bracket and reposition it for clearance. 5. Support the engine with a suitable jack. 6. Remove cylinder head front mounting bracket. 7. Remove engine front mounting, then the engine front mounting bracket.