Download REMOVAL Replace the timing belt at 105,000 miles (168,000 km) according to the maintenance schedule (normal conditions/severe conditions). If the vehicle is regularly driven in either of the following conditions, replace the timing belt at 60,000 miles (U.S.A.) 100,000 km (Canada). – In very high temperatures (over 110Â°F, 43Â°C). – In very low temperatures (under -20Â°F, -29Â°C). 1. Turn the crankshaft pulley so the No. 1 piston is at Top Dead Center (TDC). 2. Remove the guard bar andsplash shield. 3. Loosen the mounting bolt and lock bolt, then remove the Power Steering (P/S) pump belt. 4. Loosen the idler pulley bracket bolt and adjusting bolt, then remove the Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor belt. 5. Loosen the mounting nut and locknut, then remove the. alternator belt 6. Remove the cruise control actuator. 7. Support the engine with a jack, then remove the upper bracket. Make sure to place a cushion between the oil pan and the jack. 8. Remove the cylinder head cover. NOTE: Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly / Service and Repair / Installation for installing the cylinder head cover. 9. Remove the crankshaft pulley. 10. Remove the middle cover and lower cover. Do not use these covers to store removed items. 11. Mark the direction of rotation on the timing belt. 12. Loosen the adjusting bolt 180Â°. Push the tensioner to remove tension from the timing belt, then retighten the adjusting bolt.