Download 2003 Isuzu Rodeo S Timing Belt Service Manual – TIMING BELT Removal 1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove serpentine drive belt. Remove engine wiring harness cover, and disconnect 3 connectors from left rear side of engine compartment. 2. Remove 4 crankshaft pulley bolts, and remove pulley from crankshaft. It is NOT necessary to remove the crankshaft center bolt. Remove engine harness cover from front of engine. 3. Remove timing belt cover. If reusing old belt, place mark on belt to indicate direction of belt rotation. 4. Rotate crankshaft clockwise so camshaft and crankshaft timing marks are aligned. See Fig. 1 . Remove timing belt tensioner pulley bolt, and remove timing belt tensioner. Remove timing belt. Installation 1. Install timing belt tensioner, and temporarily tighten bolt. Ensure camshaft and crankshaft timing marks are still aligned. See Fig. 1 . Place Camshaft Locking Tool (J-43037) between camshafts to prevent movement. 2. Install timing belt on engine. If reusing old belt, install belt in original position. Ensure there is no slack in belt. Loosen tensioner pulley center bolt. Move timing belt tensioner toward belt. 3. To tension timing belt, align timing belt tensioner arrow in correct position for new or used belt. See Fig. 2 . Tighten timing belt tensioner bolt to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS .