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How to Replace timing chain on Opel Corsa-B 1.2 1995

Opel Corsa-B 1.2 1995 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Water pump wrench – Kent Moore No.KM-421-A.

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 – C & A 0,80
Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 0,90

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Opel Corsa-B 1.2 1995
How to Replace timing belt on Opel Corsa-B 1.2 1995

Removal

  1. Remove:
    • Air filter, air duct and air intake hose.
    • C14SE: Disconnect intake air temperature (IAT) sensor multi-plug.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Timing belt upper cover [1] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [2] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [3] .
    • Timing belt lower cover [4] .
  2. Fit crankshaft pulley bolt. Turn crankshaft to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  3. Ensure timing marks aligned [5] & [6] .
  4. Turn movable part of tensioner until holes aligned [7] . Insert suitable pin to hold tensioner.
  5. Remove timing belt.

Installation

  1. Ensure timing marks aligned [5] & [6] .
  2. Fit timing belt in anti-clockwise direction, starting at crankshaft sprocket. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets.
  3. Remove locking pin from tensioner [7] .
  4. Slacken water pump bolts [8] .
  5. Turn water pump clockwise to tension belt [9] . Use tool No.KM-421-A.
  6. Movable part of tensioner must be against stop [10] .
  7. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder. Ensure timing marks aligned [5] & [6]
    NOTE: Position of water pump must not alter when turning crankshaft.
  8. Turn water pump anti-clockwise [11] until tensioner pointer aligned with notch in support plate [12] . Use tool No.KM-421-A.
  9. Tighten water pump bolts to 8 Nm [8] .
  10. If tensioner pointer not aligned: Repeat tensioning procedure.
  11. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  12. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [2] . Tightening torque:
    • M10: 55 Nm + 41° + 15°.
    • M12: 95 Nm + 30° + 15°.
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