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How to Replace timing chain on Fiat Punto 1.6D 2012

Fiat Punto 1.6D 2012 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Crankshaft timing tool – Fiat No.2.000.003.000.
  • Flywheel locking tool – Fiat No.1.860.898.000.
  • Holding tool – Fiat No.1.870.815.000.
  • Holding tool pins – Fiat No.1.870.836.000.
  • Inlet camshaft locking tool – Fiat No.1.870.896.900.

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.

Repair times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 1,90

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Fiat Punto 1.6D 2012
How to Replace timing belt on Fiat Punto 1.6D 2012

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Idea: Drain coolant.
  3. Remove:
    • RH front wheel.
    • Engine top cover.
    • Idea: Front bumper assembly.
    • Air filter housing and hoses.
    • Idea: Mass air flow (MAF) sensor.
    • Fuel filter assembly.
    • Engine undershield.
    • RH front inner wing panel.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Auxiliary drive belt guide pulley(s).
    • Bravo/Idea: Auxiliary drive belt tensioner pulley.
    • Idea: AC receiver/drier inlet pipe bracket.
    • Idea: AC receiver/drier. DO NOT disconnect pipes.
    • Idea: Radiator complete with fans.
  4. Fit flywheel locking tool [1] . Tool No.1.860.898.000.
  5. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley bolts [2] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [3] .
  6. Support engine.
  7. Remove:
    • Bravo/Idea: Coolant expansion tank. DO NOT disconnect hoses.
    • RH engine mounting.
    • Timing belt cover [4] .
    • RH engine mounting bracket.
    • Idea: Lower torque reaction link.
    • Idea: Exhaust front pipe.
    • Flywheel locking tool [1] .
  8. Disconnect fuel rail pressure (FRP) sensor multi-plug.
  9. Remove blanking plug in cylinder head for inlet camshaft locking tool [5] .
  10. Fit inlet camshaft locking tool [6] . Tool No.1.870.896.900.
  11. Turn crankshaft in direction of rotation until camshaft locking tool heard to engage [6] .
  12. Remove bolt from crankcase front cover. Insert stud of crankshaft timing tool [7] . Tool No.2.000.003.000.
  13. Temporarily fit timing tool to crankshaft sprocket [8] . Ensure pin on crankshaft sprocket located correctly in tool. Secure with bolt [9].
  14. Remove crankshaft timing tool [8] .
  15. Slacken tensioner sprocket bolt [10] .
  16. Move tensioner sprocket away from belt. Lightly tighten bolt.
  17. Remove timing belt.

Installation

  1. Hold camshaft sprocket. Use tool Nos.1.870.815.000/1.870.836.000.
  2. Slacken camshaft sprocket bolt [11] .
  3. Ensure camshaft sprocket can turn freely without tilting.
  4. Ensure inlet camshaft locking tool fitted correctly [6] .
  5. Ensure crankshaft timing tool can be fitted correctly [8] .
  6. Fit timing belt in clockwise direction, starting at crankshaft sprocket. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets on non-tensioned side.
  7. Ensure timing belt marks aligned [12] .
    NOTE: Direction of rotation arrows on belt are between crankshaft sprocket and tensioner sprocket.
  8. Fit crankshaft timing tool [8] . Ensure pin on crankshaft sprocket located correctly in tool. Secure with bolt [9] .
  9. Slacken tensioner sprocket bolt [10] .
  10. Lever tensioner sprocket bracket at position [13] until pointer [14] at position shown.
  11. Tighten tensioner sprocket bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 23-28 Nm.
  12. Hold camshaft sprocket. Use tool Nos.1.870.815.000/1.870.836.000.
  13. Tighten camshaft sprocket bolt [11] . Tightening torque: 28-31 Nm + 40°.
  14. Remove:
    • Crankshaft timing tool [8] .
    • Inlet camshaft locking tool [6] .
  15. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise to setting position.
  16. Slacken tensioner sprocket bolt [10] .
  17. Lever tensioner sprocket bracket at position [13] until pointer [14] and mark [15] aligned.
  18. Tighten tensioner sprocket bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 23-28 Nm.
  19. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise to setting position.
  20. Ensure inlet camshaft locking tool can be fitted correctly [6] .
  21. Ensure crankshaft timing tool can be fitted correctly [8] .
  22. If not: Repeat tensioning procedure.
  23. Remove:
    • Inlet camshaft locking tool [6] .
    • Crankshaft timing tool [8] .
  24. Fit bolt to crankcase front cover. Use new bolt. Tightening torque: 8-10 Nm.
  25. Install:
    • Flywheel locking tool [1] .
    • Engine mounting bracket.
    • Timing belt cover [4] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [3] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolts [2] .
  26. Refit blanking plug [5] . Renew seal. Tightening torque: 13-16 Nm.
  27. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [2] . Tightening torque: 23-28 Nm.
  28. Remove flywheel locking tool [1] .
  29. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  30. Idea: Refill coolant.
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