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How to Replace timing chain on Peugeot 207 1.4 16v 2006

Peugeot 207 1.4 16v 2006 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Exhaust camshaft sprocket timing pin – No.(-).0132-AJ1.
  • Flywheel locking tool – No.(-)0132-QY.
  • Inlet camshaft sprocket timing pin – No.(-).0194-A.
  • Timing belt retaining clip – No.(-).0132-AK.
  • 3 mm drill bit.

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 1,70

Valve timing procedures

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Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH splash guard.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Crankshaft pulley bolts [1] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [2] .
    • Engine top cover.
  3. Support engine.
  4. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting.
    • RH engine mounting bracket.
    • Timing belt upper cover [3] .
    • Timing belt lower cover [4] .
  5. Turn crankshaft clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  6. Remove oil filter (if necessary).
  7. Fit flywheel locking tool [5] . Tool No.(-)0132-QY.
  8. Insert exhaust camshaft sprocket timing pin [6] . Tool No.(-).0132-AJ1.
  9. Insert inlet camshaft sprocket timing pin [7] . Tool No.(-).0194-A.
  10. Insert 3 mm drill bit into tensioner backplate [8] .
  11. Slacken tensioner pulley nut to release tension on belt [9] .
  12. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise away from belt. Use Allen key [10] . Lightly tighten nut [9] .
    NOTE: DO NOT turn tensioner pulley 360°.
  13. Remove timing belt.
    NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt.

Installation

NOTE: Tensioner pulley and guide pulley must be replaced.

  1. Check water pump sprocket for smooth operation.
  2. Ensure timing pins located correctly [6] & [7] .
  3. Ensure flywheel locking tool located correctly [5] .
  4. Fit new tensioner pulley. Finger tighten nut [9] .
  5. Insert 3 mm drill bit into tensioner backplate [8] .
  6. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise. Use Allen key [10] . Lightly tighten nut [9] .
    NOTE: DO NOT turn tensioner pulley 360°.
  7. Fit new guide pulley. Tighten bolt. Tightening torque: 20 Nm.
  8. Fit timing belt to crankshaft sprocket.
  9. Ensure mark on belt aligned with mark on crankshaft sprocket [11] . Ensure marks aligned with notch [12] .
  10. Secure belt to crankshaft sprocket with retaining clip. Tool No.(-).0132-AK [13] .
  11. Fit timing belt to remaining sprockets and pulleys.
  12. Ensure marks on belt at positions shown [14] & [15] .
  13. Remove:
    • 3 mm drill bit [8] .
    • Retaining clip [13] .
  14. Slacken tensioner pulley nut [9] .
  15. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until pointer [16] at position shown [17] . Use Allen key [10] .
  16. NOTE: Tensioner pulley pointer [16] must not pass backplate hole [8] .
  17. ighten tensioner pulley nut [9] . Tightening torque: 20 Nm.
  18. Remove:
    • Timing pins [6] & [7] .
    • Locking tool [5] .
  19. Turn crankshaft four turns clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
    NOTE: DO NOT allow crankshaft to turn anti-clockwise.
  20. Fit flywheel locking tool [5] .
  21. Hold tensioner pulley. Use Allen key [10] . Slacken tensioner pulley nut [9] .
  22. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise until pointer [16] at position shown [18] . Use Allen key [10] .
  23. Hold tensioner pulley. Use Allen key [10] . Tighten tensioner pulley nut [9] . Tightening torque: 20 Nm.
    NOTE: Ensure tensioner pulley does not move when tightening nut [9] . If tensioner pulley moves: Repeat tensioning procedure.
  24. Remove locking tool [5] .
  25. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise.
  26. Ensure tensioner pulley pointer [16] aligned with notch or 2 mm maximum to the left or right of notch [18] . If not, repeat tensioning procedure.
  27. Ensure timing pins can be inserted easily [6] & [7] . If not, repeat installation procedure.
  28. Ensure locking tool can be inserted easily [5] . If not, repeat installation procedure.
  29. Remove:
    • Timing pins [6] & [7] .
    • Locking tool [5] .
  30. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  31. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [1] . Tightening torque: 25 Nm.
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