Download 2002 Mazda Protege Lx L4-2.0l Dohc Timing Belt Removal And Installation 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the CMP sensor and CKP sensor. 3. Remove the ignition coils. 4. Remove thespark plug. 5. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 6. Install in the reverse order of removal. 7. Inspect the air gap. 8. Adjust the drive belt deflection/tension. 9. Start the engine and: 1) Inspect the pulleys and drive belt for runout and contact. 2) Inspect the ignition timing. Crankshaft Pulley Removal Note 1. Remove the crankshaft using the SST. Cylinder Head Cover Removal Note 1. Remove the cylinder head cover bolts a few turns in the order shown. No. 3 Engine Mount Rubber Removal Note 1. Suspend the engine using the SST. Timing Belt Removal Note 1. Install the pulley lock bolt. 2. Turn the crankshaft clockwise and align the timing marks. 3. Turn the tensioner clockwise using an Allen wrench. 4. Disconnect the tensioner spring from the hook pin. Caution: ^ Forcefully twisting the timing belt turning it inside out, or allowing oil or grease an it will damage the belt and shorten its life. Note: ^ Mark the timing belt rotation on the belt for proper reinstallation. Tensioner, Tensioner Spring Installation Note 1. Measure the tensioner spring free length. ^ If not within the specification, replace the tensioner spring.