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How to Replace timing chain on Seat Ibiza 1.4D TDi PD 2006

Seat Ibiza 1.4D TDi PD 2006 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Auxiliary drive belt tensioning tool – SEAT No.U-40050 (without automatic tensioner pulley).
  • Auxiliary drive belt tensioner locking tool – SEAT No.T20167 (with automatic tensioner pulley).
  • Camshaft locking tool – SEAT No.T20102.
  • Camshaft sprocket holding tool – SEAT No.T20018B.
  • Crankshaft sprocket locking tool – SEAT No.T10050.
  • Tensioner pulley locking pin – SEAT No.T10115.

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 2,20

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Seat Ibiza 1.4D TDi PD 2006
How to Replace timing belt on Seat Ibiza 1.4D TDi PD 2006

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
    • Engine top cover.
    • Turbocharger air hoses.
    • Crankcase breather hose from cylinder head.
    • Air filter intake hose.
    • Auxiliary drive belt. Use tool No.U-40050 or No.T20167.
    • Auxiliary drive belt tensioner.
  3. Disconnect fuel supply and return pipes.
  4. Remove coolant expansion tank. DO NOT disconnect hoses.
  5. BMS, BNM & BNV: Remove thermostat from coolant expansion tank. DO NOT disconnect hoses.
  6. Support engine.
  7. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting.
    • Timing belt upper cover [1] .
    • RH engine mounting bracket [2] .
    • Engine undershield.
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH wheel arch mud shield.
    • Intercooler to turbocharger hose.
    • Crankshaft pulley bolts [3] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [4] .
    • Timing belt centre cover [5] .
    • Timing belt lower cover [6] .
  8. Turn crankshaft clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  9. Ensure timing mark ‘3Z’ aligned with notch on camshaft sprocket hub [7] .
    NOTE: Notch located behind camshaft sprocket teeth.
  10. Lock crankshaft sprocket [8] . Use tool No.T10050.
  11. Ensure timing marks aligned [9] .
  12. Lock camshaft [10] . Use tool No.T20102.
  13. Hold camshaft sprocket. Use tool No.T20018B.
  14. Slacken camshaft sprocket bolts [11] .
  15. Slacken tensioner pulley nut [12] .
  16. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until locking pin can be inserted. Use Allen key [13] .
  17. Insert locking pin in tensioner pulley [14] . Tool No.T10115.
  18. Turn tensioner pulley clockwise as far as it will go. Use Allen key [13] .
  19. Tighten tensioner pulley nut [12] .
  20. Remove timing belt, starting at water pump sprocket.
    NOTE: Mark direction of rotation on belt with chalk if belt is to be reused.

Installation

NOTE: Engine must be COLD.

  1. Ensure camshaft locked with tool [10] .
  2. Ensure crankshaft sprocket locking tool located correctly [8] .
  3. Ensure timing marks aligned [9] .
  4. Ensure tensioner pulley locked with tool [14] .
  5. Ensure tensioner retaining lug is properly engaged [15] .
  6. Turn camshaft sprocket fully clockwise in slotted holes.
  7. Fit timing belt in following order:
    • Crankshaft sprocket.
    • Tensioner pulley.
    • Camshaft sprocket.
    • Guide pulley.
    • Water pump sprocket.

    NOTE: Observe direction of rotation marks on belt.

  8. Slacken tensioner pulley nut [12] .
  9. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until locking pin can be removed [14] . Use Allen key [13] .
  10. Turn tensioner pulley slowly clockwise until pointer aligned with notch [16] . Use Allen key [13] .NOTE: As tensioner pulley nut is tightened, the pointer may move clockwise 5 mm maximum. DO NOT adjust position of tensioner pulley. Timing belt will settle once run in.
  11. Tighten tensioner pulley nut [12] . Tightening torque: 20 Nm + 45°. Hold tensioner using Allen key [13] .
  12. Hold camshaft sprocket. Use tool No.T20018B.
  13. Tighten camshaft sprocket bolts [11] . Tightening torque: 25 Nm.
  14. Remove:
    • Camshaft locking tool [10] .
    • Crankshaft sprocket locking tool [8] .
  15. Turn crankshaft slowly two turns clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  16. Lock crankshaft sprocket [8] .
  17. Ensure camshaft locking tool can be inserted easily [10] .
  18. If not:
    • Remove lug of crankshaft sprocket locking tool from hole in oil seal housing.
    • Turn crankshaft until camshaft locking tool can be inserted [10] .
    • Slacken camshaft sprocket bolts [11] .
    • Turn crankshaft anti-clockwise until lug of locking tool just passes hole in oil seal housing [17] .
    • Turn crankshaft clockwise until lug and hole aligned.
    • Lock crankshaft sprocket [8] .
    • Tighten camshaft sprocket bolts [11] . Tightening torque: 25 Nm.
    • Remove locking tools [8] & [10] .
    • Turn crankshaft slowly two turns clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder.
    • Ensure locking tools can be fitted correctly [8] & [10] .
  19. Remove:
    • Camshaft locking tool [10] .
    • Crankshaft sprocket locking tool [8] .
  20. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  21. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [3] . Tightening torque: 10 Nm + 90°. Use new bolts.
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