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How to Replace timing belt on Fiat Ducato (230) 1.9 TD 1994-1998 Engine No. 1723291-

Engine No. 1723291-

Replacement Interval Guide

  • Fiat recommend check and/or replacement at the following intervals:
  • Tipo:
  • →1988:
  • Every 54,000 miles – replace.
  • 01/89-04/89:
  • Every 60,000 miles – replace.
  • 05/89→:
  • Every 36,000 miles – check & replace if necessary.
  • Every 63,000 miles – replace.
  • Tempra:
  • →04/91:
  • Every 18,000 miles – check & replace if necessary.
  • Every 60,000 miles – replace.
  • 05/91→:
  • Every 36,000 miles – check & replace if necessary.
  • Every 63,000 miles – replace.
  • Ducato:
  • →05/91:
  • Every 60,000 miles – replace.
  • 06/91→:
  • Every 36,000 miles or 4 years – check & replace if necessary.
  • Every 63,000 miles – replace.
  • The previous use and service history of the vehicle must always be taken into account.

Check For Engine Damage

CAUTION: This engine has been identified as an INTERFERENCE engine in which the possibility of valve-to-piston damage in the event of a timing belt failure is MOST LIKELY to occur. A compression check of all cylinders should be performed before removing the cylinder head.

Repair Times – hrs

Remove & install:
Tipo/Tempra 1,9 D 1,35
AC +0,15
Tipo/Tempra 1,9 TD 1,90
AC +0,20
Ducato 1,9 D/TD 1,05

Special Tools

  • Tensioning tool – Fiat No.1860745100/300.
  • Crankshaft locking tool – Fiat No.1860933000.
  • Camshaft aligning tool (Non-turbo) – Fiat No.1860934000.
  • Camshaft aligning tool (Turbo) – Fiat No.1860931000.
  • Sprocket holding tool – Fiat No.1860831000.

Special Precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove glow 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.
  • Check diesel injection pump timing after belt replacement.
How to Replace timing belt on Fiat Ducato (230) 1.9 TD 1994-1998  Engine No. 1723291-
How to Replace timing belt on Fiat Ducato (230) 1.9 TD 1994-1998 Engine No. 1723291-

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
      • Auxiliary drive belt.
      • Crankshaft pulley bolts.
      • Crankshaft pulley [1] .
      • Timing belt upper cover [3] .
      • Timing belt lower cover [2] .
  3. Turn crankshaft clockwise to TDC. Ensure timing marks aligned [4] & [5] .

    NOTE: Camshaft timing marks may not align exactly, as sprocket has keyhole slot. Non-turbo: [6] & [7] . Turbo: [18] & [7] .

  4. Slacken tensioner nut to release tension on belt [8] .
  5. Remove timing belt.

Installation

NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt.

  1. Remove vacuum pump from rear of cylinder head.
  2. Install camshaft aligning tool to rear of cylinder head [9] . Tool No.1860931000/4000.
  3. If necessary: Centralise dowel [10] by turning bolt [11] slightly.
  4. Ensure timing marks aligned [4] & [5] .
  5. Fit timing belt to crankshaft sprocket.
  6. Remove front cover bolt [12] . Fit crankshaft locking tool [13] . Tool No.1860933000.
  7. Hold tool in place with bolt [12] .
  8. Hold camshaft sprocket [14] . Use tool No.1860831000. Slacken bolt [15] .

    NOTE: Camshaft sprocket should be able to turn slightly [7] .

  9. Fit timing belt in anti-clockwise direction. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets on non-tensioned side.
  10. Ensure timing mark aligned [5] .
  11. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise. Fit tensioning tool to tensioner pulley [16] . Tool No.1860745100/300. With scale bar horizontal set weight at 120 mm mark [17] .

    NOTE: Ensure scale bar remains horizontal during tensioning procedure.

  12. Hold camshaft sprocket [14] . Use tool No.1860831000. Tighten bolt to 118 Nm [15] .
  13. Remove:
      • Crankshaft locking tool [13] .
      • Camshaft aligning tool [9] . Tighten bolt [12] .
  14. Turn crankshaft slowly two turns clockwise. Ensure timing marks aligned [4] & [5] .
  15. Tighten tensioner nut to 44 Nm [8] .
  16. Remove tensioning tool [16] .
  17. Install components in reverse order of removal.

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