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How to Replace timing chain on Land Rover Range Rover Sport 5.0 V8 2010

Land Rover Range Rover Sport 5.0 V8 2010 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Camshaft alignment tools – No.303-1445.
  • Camshaft turning tools – No.303-1452.
  • Crankshaft pulley bolt socket – No.303-1438.
  • Crankshaft pulley holding tool – No.303-1437.
  • Crankshaft pulley removal/installation tool 1 – No.303-1439.
  • Crankshaft pulley removal/installation tool 2 – No.303-1440.
  • Crankshaft pulley removal/installation tool 3 – No.303-1441.
  • Crankshaft timing pin (crankshaft position (CKP) sensor aperture) – No.303-1447.
  • Flywheel/drive plate locking tool (starter motor aperture) – No.303-1448
  • Timing chain pre-tensioning tool – No.303-1482.

Special precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • Observe tightening torques.
  • If fitted: Mark position of crankshaft position (CKP) sensor before removal.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft with timing chain removed.

Removal

  • Remove crankshaft position (CKP) sensor.
  • Turn crankshaft in direction of engine rotation until crankshaft timing pin can be installed [1] .
  • Ensure crankshaft sprocket keyway at 6 o’clock position [2] .

NOTE: If crankshaft sprocket keyway at 9 o’clock position, replace drive plate.

  • Ensure groove in rear of camshafts positioned as shown [3] .
  • Remove RH bank timing chain tensioner and tensioner blade.
  • Slacken bolts of each RH bank camshaft adjuster [4] .
  • Remove RH bank camshaft adjusters and timing chain.
  • Remove LH bank timing chain tensioner and tensioner blade.
  • Slacken bolts of each LH bank camshaft adjuster [5] .
  • Remove LH bank camshaft adjusters and timing chain.

NOTE: Crankshaft sprocket friction washers MUST be replaced [6] .

Installation

  • Ensure crankshaft timing pin correctly fitted [1] .
  • Ensure crankshaft sprocket keyway at 6 o’clock position [2] .
  • Ensure groove in rear of camshafts positioned as shown [3] .
  • Install camshaft turning tools to front of LH bank camshafts [7] .
  • Install camshaft alignment tool to rear of LH bank camshafts [8] .
  • Ensure camshaft alignment tool engages in end of camshafts. Secure tool with bolts [9] . Finger tighten bolts. Rock camshafts slightly to ensure camshaft alignment tool located correctly.
  • Remove camshaft turning tools [7] .
  • Install camshaft turning tools to front of RH bank camshafts [7] . Install camshaft alignment tool to rear of RH bank camshafts [8] .
  • Ensure camshaft alignment tool engages in end of camshafts. Secure tool with bolts [9] . Finger tighten bolts. Rock camshafts slightly to ensure camshaft alignment tool located correctly.
  • Lock LH and RH bank timing chain tensioners in retracted position:

NOTE: There are two types of tensioner.

  • Tensioner type A:
    • Push plunger into tensioner body in direction of arrow [10] .
    • Insert a suitable pin into tensioner body to lock tensioner plunger in position [11] .
  • Tensioner type B:
    • Turn tensioner pawl fully clockwise [12] .
    • Push plunger into tensioner body in direction of arrow [13] .
    • Turn tensioner pawl fully anti-clockwise [12] .
    • Insert a suitable pin into tensioner body to lock tensioner plunger in position [14] . Install
  • LH bank camshaft adjusters and timing chain as an assembly. Finger tighten bolts.
  • Ensure coloured or painted chain links aligned with timing marks on each camshaft adjuster and chain guide [15] , [16] & [17] .
  • Install LH bank timing chain tensioner and tensioner blade.
  • Install RH bank camshaft adjusters and timing chain as an assembly. Finger tighten bolts.
  • Ensure coloured or painted chain links aligned with timing marks on each camshaft adjuster and chain guide [18] , [19] & [20] .
  • Install RH bank timing chain tensioner and tensioner blade. Remove pin to release timing chain tensioner plunger [11] & [14] .
  • Install timing chain pre-tensioning tool to LH bank inlet camshaft adjuster [21] . Apply a pre-tensioning torque of 35 Nm.
  • Tighten LH bank exhaust camshaft adjuster bolts. Tightening torque: 32 Nm. Tighten LH bank inlet camshaft adjuster bolts. Tightening torque: 32 Nm. Remove timing chain pre-tensioning tool [21] .
  • Install timing chain pre-tensioning tool to RH bank exhaust camshaft adjuster [22] . Apply a pre-tensioning torque of 35 Nm.
  • Tighten RH bank inlet camshaft adjuster bolts. Tightening torque: 32 Nm. Tighten RH bank exhaust camshaft adjuster bolts. Tightening torque: 32 Nm. Remove timing chain pre-tensioning tool [22] .
  • Remove camshaft alignment tools [8] . Remove crankshaft timing pin [1] .
  • Fit flywheel/drive plate locking tool [23] .
  • Temporarily fit crankshaft pulley bolt with M16 washer. Tightening torque: 50 Nm. Remove flywheel/drive plate locking tool [23] .
  • Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise. Fit flywheel/drive plate locking tool [23] . Remove crankshaft pulley bolt.
  • Remove flywheel/drive plate locking tool [23] .
  • Turn crankshaft in direction of engine rotation until crankshaft timing pin can be installed [1] . Ensure camshaft alignment tools can be fitted [8] . If not, repeat timing chain installation. Remove camshaft alignment tools [8] .
  • Remove crankshaft timing pin [1] .
  • There are two types of crankshaft pulley bolt:
    • Bolt classification – 10.9 (RH thread).
    • Bolt classification – 12.9 (LH thread).
  • Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt. Use new bolt. Tightening torque: 200 Nm + 270°.

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