Home Tips & Tricks 2002 Mazda Truck Tribute Dx 2wd V6-3.0l Dohc Timing Chain

2002 Mazda Truck Tribute Dx 2wd V6-3.0l Dohc Timing Chain

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Download Removal 1. Remove the engine front cover. 2. Lower the vehicle. Caution: ^ This pulse wheel is used in several different engines. Install the pulse wheel with the keyway in the slot stamped 20-25-34Y-30M (Color Blue). 3. Remove the ignition pulse wheel. 4. Install the damper bolt. Note: ^ RH shown, LH similar. 5. Remove the LH and RH spark plugs. 6. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise to position the crankshaft keyway in the 11 o’clock position and position the camshafts in thecorrect position. This will position the number one cylinder at Top Dead Center (TDC). ^ Verify that the camshafts are correctly located. If not, rotate the crankshaft one additional turn and re-check. 7. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise 120 degrees, to the 3 o’clock position to locate the RH camshafts in the neutral position. 8. Verify that the RH camshafts are in the neutral position. 9. Remove the RH timing chain and tensioner arm. 1. Remove the bolts. 2. Remove the tensioner. 3. Remove the tensioner arm. 10. Remove the bolts, RH timing chain guide and the timing chain. 11. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise 600 degrees (1-2/3 times) to position the crankshaft keyway in the 11 o’clock position. This will position the LH camshafts in the neutral position. 12. Verify that the LH camshafts are in the neutral position. 13. Remove the LH timing chain and tensioner arm.