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Old 28 Aug 2005, 03:37 pm
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Is there anyone that could give me some info on changing a timing belt on 99
civic lx ??

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Old 28 Aug 2005, 04:02 pm
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"JC" <ciaurro@comcast.net> wrote in message
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> Is there anyone that could give me some info on changing a timing belt on
> 99
> civic lx ??
>
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> JC


Start at http://tegger.com/hondafaq/faq.html#engines

Especially take note of the parts about getting the %&#@! crank bolt loose
(your biggest challenge) and about getting the belt on correctly (the most
critical part.) I personally recommend you get the crank bolt broken loose
and retightened to a normal human amount instead of a super human amount
sometime before you schedule a Saturday for the rest of the job, since that
is the one thing that can be a showstopper. Once you get past that hurdle,
the rest is only work.

Also, I am in the faction who feels it is a good investment to replace the
water pump at the same time. Others disagree - make your own decision. Ditto
on replacing the crank and cam seals, and the tensioner(s) - they are
expensive little devils.

Mike


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Old 28 Aug 2005, 04:26 pm
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"Michael Pardee" <michaeltnull@cybertrails.com> wrote in
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> "JC" <ciaurro@comcast.net> wrote in message
> news:O86dnWgnDdAggo_eRVn-3Q@comcast.com...
>> Is there anyone that could give me some info on changing a timing
>> belt on 99
>> civic lx ??
>>
>> --
>> JC

>
> Start at http://tegger.com/hondafaq/faq.html#engines




Yup. 4th entry up from the bottom in that category takes you to an
excellent page on exactly that. It's on an Integra, but it's generic to
just about any Civic-based vehicle.

The SOHC engines have no way of holding the cam in place once the belt's
been removed, so it is VERY critical to mark the old belt before removing
it, then transfer the marks to the new belt so you can get it on EXACTLY
right. Garages have a cam-holder tool to keep the cam still. They run about
$50 or so.

Also make sure you've tensioned the belt properly!Too loose and it'll jump
a tooth; too loose and you'll get loud whirring noises and eventual
breakage.

The correct Honda/Helm manual is an asset, but not essential if you're
machanically inclined.


>
> Especially take note of the parts about getting the %&#@! crank bolt
> loose (your biggest challenge) and about getting the belt on correctly
> (the most critical part.) I personally recommend you get the crank
> bolt broken loose and retightened to a normal human amount instead of
> a super human amount sometime before you schedule a Saturday for the
> rest of the job, since that is the one thing that can be a
> showstopper. Once you get past that hurdle, the rest is only work.



Yup. And then you MUST make sure it's retorqued properly. A neighbor of
mine had the bolt come out on his Prelude because he guessed at the correct
torque.


>
> Also, I am in the faction who feels it is a good investment to replace
> the water pump at the same time. Others disagree - make your own
> decision. Ditto on replacing the crank and cam seals, and the
> tensioner(s) - they are expensive little devils.




Agree 1,000%. You're already all the way in there anyway.


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Old 28 Aug 2005, 07:22 pm
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TeGGeR® wrote:
> "Michael Pardee" <michaeltnull@cybertrails.com> wrote in
> news:7v6dnca78PD9u4_eRVn-2w@sedona.net:
>
>
>>"JC" <ciaurro@comcast.net> wrote in message
>>news:O86dnWgnDdAggo_eRVn-3Q@comcast.com...
>>
>>>Is there anyone that could give me some info on changing a timing
>>>belt on 99
>>>civic lx ??
>>>
>>>--
>>>JC

>>
>>Start at http://tegger.com/hondafaq/faq.html#engines

>
>
>
>
> Yup. 4th entry up from the bottom in that category takes you to an
> excellent page on exactly that. It's on an Integra, but it's generic to
> just about any Civic-based vehicle.
>
> The SOHC engines have no way of holding the cam in place once the belt's
> been removed, so it is VERY critical to mark the old belt before removing
> it, then transfer the marks to the new belt so you can get it on EXACTLY
> right. Garages have a cam-holder tool to keep the cam still. They run about
> $50 or so.
>
> Also make sure you've tensioned the belt properly!Too loose and it'll jump
> a tooth;


yup.

> too loose


make that too /tight/

> and you'll get loud whirring noises and eventual
> breakage.
>
> The correct Honda/Helm manual is an asset, but not essential if you're
> machanically inclined.
>
>
>
>>Especially take note of the parts about getting the %&#@! crank bolt
>>loose (your biggest challenge) and about getting the belt on correctly
>>(the most critical part.) I personally recommend you get the crank
>>bolt broken loose and retightened to a normal human amount instead of
>>a super human amount sometime before you schedule a Saturday for the
>>rest of the job, since that is the one thing that can be a
>>showstopper. Once you get past that hurdle, the rest is only work.

>
>
>
> Yup. And then you MUST make sure it's retorqued properly. A neighbor of
> mine had the bolt come out on his Prelude because he guessed at the correct
> torque.
>
>
>
>>Also, I am in the faction who feels it is a good investment to replace
>>the water pump at the same time. Others disagree - make your own
>>decision. Ditto on replacing the crank and cam seals, and the
>>tensioner(s) - they are expensive little devils.

>
>
>
>
> Agree 1,000%. You're already all the way in there anyway.
>
>


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Old 28 Aug 2005, 07:59 pm
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jim beam <nospam@example.net> wrote in
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> TeGGeR® wrote:



<snip>


>
>> too loose

>
> make that too /tight/



<snip>


Damn. Proofreading would help, no?


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