PT Cruiser timing belt marks: I lost track of crankshaft timing TDC mark to camshaft marks. The crankshaft rotate 720 degrees to 360 degrees on the camshafts, So can't the crank be 360 degrees out of synch?

Asked by Jan 15, 2015 at 09:21 PM about the 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

PT Cruiser timing belt marks: I lost track of crankshaft timing  TDC mark to camshaft
marks. The crankshaft rotate 720 degrees to 360 degrees on the camshafts, So can't the
crank be 360 degrees out of synch?

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If you line up all the marks it should start.

If you cranked it w timing out might as well pull the head its an interference engine. Cams have a small slice/notch those face each other the timing mark on the gear lines up w a corresponding mark on oil pump.

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