Having problems with your Ford Escort ?
Timing marks on a 97 ford escort 2.0L sohc engine
After you remove the timing belt cover you will find a notch on the cam gear that lines up with a dot on the backing plate and also on the crank after the pully is removed the keyway will be at 12'oclock after the engine is set in time use a 8mm wrench and turn counterclock wise use a 1/8 drill bit to lock the tensioner in place now remove old belt and replace
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