Downside is, how do I do ensure they would honor 12 month warranty if something goes bad as these folks are doing this on the side and not as an established business. A small crowbar can be used to keep the valve cover tilted up while the upper belt cover is removed. AutoTrust Platinum provides a growing selection of critical cams, timing, and valvetrain parts!. If you do not choose your engine size also, the information by Napa's timing beltwill not show up. It might be the water pump and timing belt. With an interference engine, it often damages a number of internal parts on the engine, if the timing belt snaps, and part of the engine stops, while the other parts of the engine spin freely. We have 28 reviews on our Timing Belt products for the 2002 Honda Accord from previous customers.
Many vehicles run several components of the motor through a system of belts and pulleys. Unless it is a 6 cylinder model in which case it should be changed every 60,000 miles. This leads to detonation, possible serious engine problems, and back to square one. Remove the splash guard from under the radiator by removing the 10 mounting screws from the front of the hood. Save more when you shop for a new timing belt idler pulley! Remove the battery hold-down bolt that was holding the tensioner pulley in position. Do not disconnect the power supply lines from the pump, place the assembly to one side 4 Remove the spark plugs, to make it easier to turn the crankshaft, by positioning the spark plug box again.
Also replace the water pump at the same time as the belt. Remove upper and lower cam belt covers. Timing belts cannot be visually inspected for wear. Worn bearings can be detected when the gear is hand turned and appears to 'hang' or stop on specific spots during rotation. There are a few potential issues that can cause your Civic's wheel to squeak when turning the wheel. I will replace the belt, the water pump, crank and camshaft seals as well. This will remove any timing belt slack.
Pull out the Oil Dip stick and tube. There is a cam drive belt and also a balance shaft belt. Step 7 — Remove upper and lower covers To access the timing belt and dampener, these covers will need to come off. It's caused by the friction of the belt against the pulley. I was thinking they replaced another belt when the timing belt was changed, but not sure. I am attaching the pictures and hope someone can explain the catastrophic failure especially the crankshaft sensor where in the pictures you can see it is clearly broken. Push down the Timing Belt Tensioner Bearing to extend the Bearing Spring and tighten the Tensioner Bolt.
Remove the cam cover front motor mount. You were right, the belt did not completely come off. Permit your engine to function at the most efficiency and drive with self confidence. When the car reaches high mileage, the timing belt on your Honda Accord can begin to wear down and eventually fail. I just now figured that last part out!.
If you are experiencing a whine when you press on that gas pedal, then you might want to check out this guide. The Crankshaft pulley has 4 notches: 3 that are close together with a red mark in between the two. I think you would have been better off at the dealer for this job in the first place. Sometimes if a belt breaks at idle speeds one may hear a brief rattling sound. The noise is coming from the timing cover rubbing against the harmonic balancer crankshaft pulley. Recheck the cam alignment and crank adjustment marks.
Remove the driverside tire and udercover. The hoses do not need to come off. Learn how to repair that here. Belt replacement is a small investment compared to an engine replacement due to a damaged, stretched or broken timing belt. Hi experts, My wife was driving our Honda Accord 2002 with 117K miles on the highway at 65 mph when the car quit, she immediately pulled to the shoulder. Mark the belt with the direction of rotation onto the timing belt if you intend to reuse the belt. Now keep in mind I am including replacing the cam and crankshaft seals as the only difference it the price in part as you are already there at this time so the labor don't change but a about 20 dollars or so ok.
The drive belt on your Accord is also. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. It has a timing belt. On 1997-up replace at 105,000 miles. I took it back and they loosened the timing belt and said they did not want to loosen it much more due to that it might slip.