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How to Replace timing chain on Volvo V50 2.0 D 2007

Volvo V50 2.0 D 2007 cambelt change instructionts and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Camshaft sprocket locking tool – No.999 7122.
  • Flywheel timing pin – No.999 7121.
  • Flywheel locking tool – No.999 7119.
  • Flywheel locking tool adaptor – No.999 7120.

Special precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove glow 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 2,40

Valve timing procedures

AB18860

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2.  Remove:
    • Engine undershield.
    • RH front wheel.
    • RH wheel arch liner.
    • Engine top cover.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Coolant expansion tank. DO NOT disconnect hoses.
    • Inlet manifold air hose.
  3. Support engine.
  4.  Remove:
    • RH engine mounting nuts [1] .
    • RH engine mounting bolts [2] .
    • RH engine mounting [3] .
  5. Disconnect fuel filter hoses.
  6.  Remove:
    • Timing belt upper cover [4] .
    • Starter motor.
  7. Turn crankshaft clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder. Ensure camshaft sprocket timing hole at 4 o’clock position [5] .
  8.  Insert:
    • Flywheel timing pin [6] . Tool No.999 7121.
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [7] . Tool No.999 7122.
  9. Fit flywheel locking tool [8] . Tool Nos.999 7119 & 999 7120
  10. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [9] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [10] .
  11. Disconnect crankshaft position (CKP) sensor multi-plug
  12. Remove:
    • Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor.
    • Timing belt lower cover [11] .
    • Reluctor [12] .NOTE: Ensure reluctor is not damaged.
  13. Remove:
    • Tensioner pulley bolt [13] .
    • Tensioner pulley.
    • Timing belt.
  14. Slacken RH engine mounting bracket bolts.
  15. Remove:
    • Guide pulley bolt [14] .
    • Guide pulley.

Installation

NOTE: Engine must be COLD when installing belt.

  1. Ensure flywheel timing pin located correctly [6] .
  2. Ensure flywheel locked with tool [8] .
  3. Ensure camshaft sprocket locking tool located correctly [7] .
  4. Fit new guide pulley. Tighten bolt [14] . Tightening torque: 56 Nm.
  5. Tighten RH engine mounting bracket bolts. Tightening torque: 56 Nm.
  6. Fit new tensioner pulley. Finger tighten bolt [13] .
  7. Fit timing belt in following order:
    • Crankshaft sprocket.
    • Guide pulley.
    • Camshaft sprocket.
    • Tensioner pulley.
    • Water pump sprocket.
  8. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets
    NOTE: Ensure arrow on belt faces direction of rotation.
  9. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until pointer in position as shown [15] . Use Allen key [16]
    NOTE: Tensioner pointer to left of notch in baseplate [17] .
  10. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [13].
  11. Install:
    • Reluctor [12] .
      NOTE: Ensure reluctor is not damaged.
    • Timing belt lower cover [11] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [10] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [9] . Use old bolt.
  12. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [9] . Tightening torque: 50 Nm.
  13. Remove:
    • Flywheel timing pin [6] .
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [7] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [8] .
  14. Turn crankshaft slowly two turns clockwise.
  15. Ensure camshaft sprocket timing hole at 4 o’clock position [5].
  16. Insert:
    • Flywheel timing pin [6] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [8] .
  1. Ensure camshaft sprocket locking tool can be inserted [7] .
  2. If locking tool cannot be inserted: Repeat installation procedure.
  3. Hold tensioner pulley. Use Allen key [16] .
  4. Slacken tensioner pulley bolt [13] .
  5. Turn tensioner pulley until pointer aligned with notch [18] & [19] .
  6. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [13] . Tightening torque: 21 Nm.
  7. Remove crankshaft pulley bolt [9] .
  8. Fit new crankshaft pulley bolt [9] .
  9. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [9] . Tightening torque: 70 Nm + 60°.
  10. Remove:
    • Flywheel timing pin [6] .
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [7] .
  11. Install components in reverse order of removal.
  12. Tighten RH engine mounting nuts [1] . Tightening torque: 90 Nm.
  13. Tighten RH engine mounting bolts [2] . Tightening torque: 90 Nm.

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