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How to Replace timing chain on Hyundai Tucson 2.7 2005

Hyundai Tucson 2.7 2005 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • None required.

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.

Repair times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 2,60
Camshaft drive belt/chain, AC – R & I 2,80

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Hyundai Tucson 2.7 2005
How to Replace timing belt on Hyundai Tucson 2.7 2005

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
    • Engine cover.
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH inner wing access panel.
  3. Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position.
  4. Ensure crankshaft pulley timing marks aligned [1] .
  5. Remove:
    • Auxiliary drive belt(s).
    • Auxiliary drive belt tensioner.
  6. Support engine.
  7. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting intermediate bracket bolts [2] .
    • RH engine mounting intermediate bracket nuts [3] .
    • RH engine mounting intermediate bracket [4] .
    • PAS pump.
    • Timing belt upper cover [5] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
    • Auxiliary drive belt guide pulley.
    • Timing belt lower cover [8] .
    • RH engine mounting bracket bolts [9] & [10] .
    • RH engine mounting bracket [11] .
  8. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets aligned [12] . If not: Turn crankshaft one turn clockwise.
  9. Ensure crankshaft sprocket timing marks aligned [13] .
  10. Remove:
    • Automatic tensioner unit bolts [14] .
    • Automatic tensioner unit [15] .
    • Timing belt.

    NOTE: Mark direction of rotation on belt with chalk if belt is to be reused.

Installation

  1. Check tensioner body for leakage or damage [15] .
  2. Compress pushrod into tensioner body.
  3. Retain pushrod with suitable pin through hole in tensioner body [16] .
  4. Install automatic tensioner unit [15] . Tighten bolts to 20-27 Nm [14] .
  5. Ensure timing marks aligned [12] & [13] .
  6. Fit timing belt in anti-clockwise direction, starting at crankshaft sprocket. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets.
  7. Remove pin from tensioner body.
  8. Turn crankshaft slowly 2 turns clockwise.
  9. Ensure timing marks aligned [12] & [13] .
  10. After 5 minutes check extended length of pushrod is 7-9 mm [17] .
  11. If not: Repeat installation procedure.
  12. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  13. Tighten auxiliary drive belt guide pulley bolt. Tightening torque: 35-55 Nm.
  14. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Tightening torque: 180-190 Nm.
  15. Tighten RH engine mounting bracket bolts [9] . Tightening torque: 60-70 Nm.
  16. Tighten RH engine mounting bracket bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 15-22 Nm.
  17. Tighten RH engine mounting intermediate bracket nuts and bolts [2] & [3] . Tightening torque: 60-80 Nm.
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