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1999 Toyota Tacoma - setting timing after replacing head gasket

How do you set the timing after replacing the head gasket?
1999 Toyota Tacoma 2.7

Buy a Chilton or Haynes shop manual for your truck

It will show you which marks to line up

To start, you have to be sure your cylinder #1 is at TDC on the compression stroke (not the exhaust stroke) and that the valves are all closed on cylinder #1. I second the Haynes or Chilton suggestion.

If you’re taking about the ignition timing, that’s controlled by the computer.


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