Timing marks on a '98 volvo s40 2.0 non-turbo

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Asked by Sep 19, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The mark on the crank lined up puts
the pistons all halfway up the bore

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it should put it at top dead center. but you have to make sre that you are on the comprection stroke

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Top dead center means the piston is at the top of the stroke not half way up the bore

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Thanks guys. I have the head off cause it snapped the cambelt due to a faullty tensioner and after I had a look at the pistons individually I turned it back on the mark on the block side of the crank pulley. That's when I noticed the pistons at equal height

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