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How to Replace timing chain on Peugeot 308 1.4 2007-2010

Special tools

  • Exhaust camshaft alignment tool – Peugeot No.(-).0197-A1.
  • Flywheel timing pin – Peugeot No.(-).0197-B.
  • Inlet camshaft alignment tool – Peugeot No.(-).0197-A3.

General 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.
How to Replace timing chain on Peugeot 308 1.4 2007-2010
How to Replace timing chain on Peugeot 308 1.4 2007-2010

Valve timing procedures

  • Insert flywheel timing pin [1] .
  • Install exhaust camshaft alignment tool [2] .
  • Install inlet camshaft alignment tool [3] .
  • Timing correct when inlet camshaft alignment tool abuts cylinder head. Timing correct when exhaust camshaft alignment tool abuts cylinder head.

If not, adjust camshafts as follows:

      • Install exhaust camshaft alignment tool [2] .
      • Install inlet camshaft alignment tool [3] .
      • If camshaft alignment tools cannot be correctly fitted, hold camshafts with spanner on hexagon.
      • Remove tensioner [4] .

NOTE: If chain tensioner is to be reused it must be drained of oil. Compress plunger slowly twice.

    • Slacken bolt on each camshaft adjuster [5] .
    • Align exhaust camshaft. Ensure exhaust camshaft alignment tool abuts cylinder head.
    • Tighten exhaust camshaft alignment tool to cylinder head.
    • Align inlet camshaft. Ensure inlet camshaft alignment tool abuts cylinder head.
    • Tighten bolt on inlet camshaft alignment tool to cylinder head and exhaust camshaft alignment tool.
    • Tighten bolt of each camshaft adjuster [5] . Tightening torque: 20±2 Nm + 180±5°.
  • Remove flywheel timing pin [1] .
  • Remove camshaft alignment tools [2] & [3] .
  • Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise.
  • Ensure flywheel timing pin and camshaft alignment tools can be refitted [1] , [2] & [3] .
  • Timing correct when camshaft alignment tools abut cylinder head [2] & [3] .

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