How to find TDC Mark at compression stroke when installing head

Asked by Jun 29, 2011 at 09:51 PM about the 2002 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

first install head,pull #1 spark plug have someone bump motor over,not crank ,just bump starter,hold a finger over plug hole when compresson stroke is up it will blow air up on finger,that is your compresson stroke,the TDC is a straigh grove line on crank,it should be on top of crank,this is TDC.,if not up on top,you going to have to retime it.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Taurus Questions

Ford Taurus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,020
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,970
#3 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,940
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
552 Great Deals out of 35,443 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Explorer
912 Great Deals out of 63,241 listings starting at $700
Used Ford Mustang
689 Great Deals out of 44,311 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,086 Great Deals out of 191,511 listings starting at $290
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,121 Great Deals out of 80,276 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Accord
1,053 Great Deals out of 66,823 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
1,208 Great Deals out of 82,536 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Focus
830 Great Deals out of 53,826 listings starting at $1,495
Used Nissan Maxima
352 Great Deals out of 24,142 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Escape
1,250 Great Deals out of 84,632 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
882 listings starting at $17,760
2016 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
213 listings starting at $14,999
2015 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 114 listings starting at $9,995
2014 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 160 listings starting at $8,990
2013 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 172 listings starting at $6,980

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.