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How to Replace timing belt on Citroen C3 Pluriel 1,4 2003-10

Manufacturer: Citroen Model: C3 Pluriel 1,4
Engine code: KFV (TU3JP) Output: 54 (75) 5400
Tuned for: R-Cat Year: 2003-10

Repair Times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 2,40

Special Tools

•   C3 III: Auxiliary drive belt tensioner pulley locking tool – Citroen No.0188-Q1.

•    C3 III: Auxiliary drive belt tensioner pulley adjusting tool – Citroen No.0188-Z.

•    Camshaft timing pin – Citroen No.4507-T.B or 0132-RZ.

•    Flywheel timing pin – Citroen No.4507-T.A or 0132-QY.

•    Tensioner retaining tool – Citroen No.4200-T.H or 0153-AL.

•    Timing belt retaining clip – Citroen No.4533-T.AD or 0153-AE.

Special Precautions

•    Disconnect battery earth lead.

•    DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.

•    Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.

•    Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).

•    DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets.

•    Observe all tightening torques.

How to Replace timing belt on Ciroen C3 Pluriel 1,4
How to Replace timing belt on Ciroen C3 Pluriel 1,4

Removal

1.    Raise and support front of vehicle.

2.    Remove:

  • RH front wheel.
  • RH splash guard.
  • Auxiliary drive belt. C3 III: Use tool Nos.0188-Q1 & 0188-Z.
  • Crankshaft pulley bolts [1] .
  • Crankshaft pulley [2] .
  • Oil filter (if necessary).

3.    C2/C3/C3 Pluriel: Support engine.

4.    Remove:

  • C2: Secondary air injection (AIR) pump and bracket.
  • Timing belt covers [3] & [4] .

5.    Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position.

6.    Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [5] . Tool No.4507-T.B or 0132-RZ.

7.    Insert flywheel timing pin [6] . Tool No.4507-T.A or 0132-QY.

8.    C2/C3/C3 Pluriel: Remove RH engine mounting and bracket.

9.    Slacken tensioner pulley nut to release tension on belt [7] .

10.    Move tensioner pulley away from belt. Lightly tighten nut [7] .

11.    Remove timing belt.

NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt.

Installation

1.    Check tensioner pulley and water pump sprocket for smooth operation.

2.    Ensure timing pins located correctly [5] & [6] .

3.    Fit timing belt to crankshaft sprocket.

4.    Secure belt to crankshaft sprocket with retaining clip. Tool No.4533-T.AD or 0153-AE [8] .

5.    Fit timing belt in following order:

  • Camshaft sprocket.
  • Water pump sprocket.
  • Tensioner pulley.

NOTE: Ensure belt is taut between sprockets. Ensure arrow on belt faces direction of rotation.

6.    Remove:

  • Timing pins [5] & [6] .
  • Retaining clip [8] .

7.    Fit new tensioner pulley nut [7] . Finger tighten.

8.    Turn tensioner pulley until pointer at position shown [9] . Use Allen key [10] .

9.    Insert tensioner retaining tool [11] . Tool No.4200-T.H or 0153-AL.

10.    Temporarily tighten tensioner pulley nut to 10 Nm [7] .

11.    C2/C3 I/II/C3 Pluriel: Turn crankshaft four turns clockwise to setting position.

12.    C3 III: Turn crankshaft ten turns clockwise to setting position.

NOTE: DO NOT allow crankshaft to turn anti-clockwise.

13.    Insert timing pins [5] & [6] .

14.    If timing pins cannot be inserted easily, repeat installation procedure.

15.    Remove timing pins [5] & [6] .

16.    Hold tensioner pulley in position. Use Allen key [10] . Slacken tensioner pulley nut [7] .

17.    Remove tensioner retaining tool [11] .

18.    Turn tensioner pulley until pointer at position shown [12] . Use Allen key [10] .

19.    If pointer passes notch [13] , repeat tensioning procedure.

20.    Hold tensioner pulley. Use Allen key [10] . Tighten tensioner pulley nut [7] . Tightening torque: 21 ±2 Nm.

NOTE: Ensure tensioner pulley does not move when tightening nut [7] . If tensioner pulley moves: Repeat tensioning procedure.

21.    Install components in reverse order of removal.

22.    Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [1] . Tightening torque: 25±6 Nm.

 

 

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