How to Replace timing belt on Citroen C3 Pluriel 1,4 2003-10

Citroen

Repair Times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 2,40

Special Tools

•   C3 III: Auxiliary drive belt tensioner pulley locking tool – Citroen No.0188-Q1.

•    C3 III: Auxiliary drive belt tensioner pulley adjusting tool – Citroen No.0188-Z.

•    Camshaft timing pin – Citroen No.4507-T.B or 0132-RZ.

•    Flywheel timing pin – Citroen No.4507-T.A or 0132-QY.

•    Tensioner retaining tool – Citroen No.4200-T.H or 0153-AL.

•    Timing belt retaining clip – Citroen No.4533-T.AD or 0153-AE.

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.


How to Replace timing belt on Ciroen C3 Pluriel 1,4

Removal

1.    Raise and support front of vehicle.

2.    Remove:

  • RH front wheel.
  • RH splash guard.
  • Auxiliary drive belt. C3 III: Use tool Nos.0188-Q1 & 0188-Z.
  • Crankshaft pulley bolts [1] .
  • Crankshaft pulley [2] .
  • Oil filter (if necessary).

3.    C2/C3/C3 Pluriel: Support engine.

4.    Remove:

  • C2: Secondary air injection (AIR) pump and bracket.
  • Timing belt covers [3] & [4] .

5.    Turn crankshaft clockwise to setting position.

6.    Insert timing pin in camshaft sprocket [5] . Tool No.4507-T.B or 0132-RZ.

7.    Insert flywheel timing pin [6] . Tool No.4507-T.A or 0132-QY.

8.    C2/C3/C3 Pluriel: Remove RH engine mounting and bracket.

9.    Slacken tensioner pulley nut to release tension on belt [7] .

10.    Move tensioner pulley away from belt. Lightly tighten nut [7] .

11.    Remove timing belt.

NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt.

Installation

1.    Check tensioner pulley and water pump sprocket for smooth operation.

2.    Ensure timing pins located correctly [5] & [6] .

3.    Fit timing belt to crankshaft sprocket.

4.    Secure belt to crankshaft sprocket with retaining clip. Tool No.4533-T.AD or 0153-AE [8] .

5.    Fit timing belt in following order:

  • Camshaft sprocket.
  • Water pump sprocket.
  • Tensioner pulley.

NOTE: Ensure belt is taut between sprockets. Ensure arrow on belt faces direction of rotation.

6.    Remove:

  • Timing pins [5] & [6] .
  • Retaining clip [8] .

7.    Fit new tensioner pulley nut [7] . Finger tighten.

8.    Turn tensioner pulley until pointer at position shown [9] . Use Allen key [10] .

9.    Insert tensioner retaining tool [11] . Tool No.4200-T.H or 0153-AL.

10.    Temporarily tighten tensioner pulley nut to 10 Nm [7] .

11.    C2/C3 I/II/C3 Pluriel: Turn crankshaft four turns clockwise to setting position.

12.    C3 III: Turn crankshaft ten turns clockwise to setting position.

NOTE: DO NOT allow crankshaft to turn anti-clockwise.

13.    Insert timing pins [5] & [6] .

14.    If timing pins cannot be inserted easily, repeat installation procedure.

15.    Remove timing pins [5] & [6] .

16.    Hold tensioner pulley in position. Use Allen key [10] . Slacken tensioner pulley nut [7] .

17.    Remove tensioner retaining tool [11] .

18.    Turn tensioner pulley until pointer at position shown [12] . Use Allen key [10] .

19.    If pointer passes notch [13] , repeat tensioning procedure.

20.    Hold tensioner pulley. Use Allen key [10] . Tighten tensioner pulley nut [7] . Tightening torque: 21 ±2 Nm.

NOTE: Ensure tensioner pulley does not move when tightening nut [7] . If tensioner pulley moves: Repeat tensioning procedure.

21.    Install components in reverse order of removal.

22.    Tighten crankshaft pulley bolts [1] . Tightening torque: 25±6 Nm.

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