Download 2005 Ford F 150 Timing Drive Components Installation – 1. CAUTION: Timing and procedures must be followed exactly or damage to valves and pistons will result. Compress the tensioner plunger, using a vise. 2. Install a retaining clip on the tensioner to hold the plunger in during installation. 3. If the copper links are not visible, mark one link on one end and one link on the other end, and use as timing marks. 4. Install the crankshaft sprocket, marking sure the flange faces forward. 5. install the timing chain guide. 1 Position LH timing chain guide. 2 Install and tighten the bolts. 3 Position the RH timing chain guide. 4 Install and tighten the RH bolts. 6. CAUTION: Unless otherwise instructed, do not rotate either the crankshaft or the camshafts, when the timing chains are removed and the cylinder heads are installed. Severe piston and valve damage will occur. NOTE: The number one cylinder is at Top Dead Center (TDC) when the stud on the engine block fits into the slot in the handle of the special tool. Using the special tool, position the crankshaft so the number one cylinder is at TDC. ^ Remove the special tool. 8. Position the LH (inner) timing chain on the crankshaft sprocket, aligning the copper (marked) link with the timing mark on the sprocket. 9. Install the LH timing chain on the camshaft sprocket, aligning the copper (marked) link with the timing marks on the sprocket.