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How to Replace timing chain on Peugeot 307 DHi 2.0 2003

Peugeot 307 DHi 2.0 2003 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Flywheel locking tool – Peugeot No.(-).0188-F.
  • Crankshaft pulley puller – Peugeot No.(-).0188.P.
  • Crankshaft sprocket aligning tool – Peugeot No.(-).0188.Q2.
  • Flywheel timing pin – Peugeot No.(-).0188-Y.
  • Camshaft timing pin – Peugeot No.(-).0188-M.
  • Timing belt clamp – Peugeot No.(-).0188.AD.
  • Tensioning tool – Peugeot No.(-).0188-J2.
  • Tension gauge – SEEM C.Tronic 105.5.
  •  Set of blanking plugs – Peugeot No.(-).0188-T.

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 3,30

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 307 DHi 2.0 2003
How to Replace timing belt on Peugeot 307 DHi 2.0 2003

Removal

NOTE: The high-pressure fuel pump does not require timing.

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Disconnect exhaust front pipe from manifold.
  3. Remove:
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH splash guard.
    • Engine upper cover.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Lower torque reaction link.
    • Flywheel housing lower cover.
  4. Lock flywheel [1] . Use tool No.(-).0188.F.
  5. Disconnect and seal off fuel pipes. Use tool No.(-).0188-T.
  6. Remove timing belt cover [2] .
  7. Refit timing belt upper cover bolt fitted with a 17 mm thick spacer [3] .
    NOTE: Timing belt upper cover bolt [3] is also a water pump mounting bolt.
  8. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] . Use tool No.(-).0188.P.
    • Flywheel locking tool [1] .
  9. Support engine.
  10. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting and bracket.
    • Timing belt covers [8] & [9] .
  11. Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position.
  12. Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [4] . Tool No.(-).0188.M.
  13. Insert timing pin in flywheel [5] . Tool No.(-).0188.Y.
  14. Slacken tensioner bolt [10] .
  15. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise away from belt. Use tool No.(-).0188.J2.
  16. Lightly tighten tensioner bolt [10] .
  17. Remove timing belt.

Installation

  1. Ensure timing pins located correctly [4] & [5] .
  2. Fit crankshaft sprocket aligning tool. Tool No.(-).0188.Q2 [11] .
    NOTE: Ensure crankshaft key remains against alignment tool [11] .
  3. Secure timing belt to camshaft sprocket with clamp. Tool No.(-).0188.AD [12] .
  4. Fit timing belt in clockwise direction. Ensure belt is taut between camshaft sprocket and high-pressure fuel pump sprocket.
  5. Attach tension gauge to belt at [13] . Tool No.SEEM C.Tronic 105.5.
  6. Remove:
    • Crankshaft sprocket aligning tool [11] .
    • Timing belt clamp [12] .
  7. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until tension gauge indicates 98±0,2 SEEM units. Use tool No.(-).0188.J2 [14] .
  8. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 23-27 Nm.
  9. Lock flywheel [1] .
  10. Fit crankshaft pulley [7] .
  11. Lightly tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  12. Remove:
    • Tension gauge [13] .
    • Flywheel timing pin [5] .
    • Camshaft timing pin [4] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [1] .
  13. Turn crankshaft eight turns clockwise to setting position.
  14. Insert timing pin in flywheel [5] .
  15. Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [4] .
  16. Lock flywheel [1] .
  17. Slacken crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  18. Hold tensioner pulley. Use tool No.(-).0188.J2.
  19. Slacken tensioner pulley bolt [10] .
  20. Attach tension gauge to belt at [13] .
  21. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise, until tension gauge indicates 54±2 SEEM units. Use tool No.(-).0188.J2 [14] .
  22. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 23-27 Nm.
  23. Remove tension gauge [13] .
  24. Attach tension gauge to belt at [13] .
  25. Check belt tension. Tension gauge should indicate 54±2 SEEM units.
  26. If not: Repeat tensioning procedure.
  27. Remove:
    • Tension gauge [13] .
    • Flywheel timing pin [5] .
    • Camshaft timing pin [4] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [1] .
  28. Lightly tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  29. Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise to setting position.
  30. Insert timing pin in flywheel [5] .
  31. Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [4] .
    NOTE: If timing pins cannot be inserted: Repeat installation procedure.
  32. Remove:
    • Flywheel timing pin [5] .
    • Camshaft timing pin [4] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
  33. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  34. Clean crankshaft pulley bolt and crankshaft threads.
  35. Coat crankshaft pulley bolt with suitable thread locking compound.
  36. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Tightening torque: 70 Nm + 62°.

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