C4 Petrol 180 VTS timing belt change guide

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C4 Petrol 180 VTS timing belt change guide

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Can anyone point me in the direction of a cam belt and water pump swap guide for my C4 Petrol 180 VTS? Does this procedure need special tools ( On a THP engine a special Citroen tool is need ) ?

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Re: C4 Petrol 180 VTS timing belt change guide

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Give me 10 minutes or so...

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Re: C4 Petrol 180 VTS timing belt change guide

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Here you go:

C4 2.0 16V 180 Timing Belt Replacement

Recommended Tools:
C4 Timing A.PNG
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C4 Timing B.PNG
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[1] camshaft setting rod (-).0194.A.[2] crankshaft setting rod (-).0189.R.
C4 Timing C.PNG
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C4 Timing D.PNG
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[3] Pin for retaining the timing belt (-).0189.K.[4] adaptor for angular tightening 4069-T.
C4 Timing E.PNG
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[5] hub immobilising tool (-).0189.S.
[ 5a] (-).0189.S1.
[ 5b] (-).0189.S2.
Additional tools: Pliers for removing plastic pegs
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Removing:
  • Disconnect the battery negative terminal (see the relevant operation).
  • Lift and support the vehicle with front wheels suspended.
  • Remove the accessories drive belt (see the relevant operation).
  • Unclip and release the fuel inlet hose from the timing housing.
C4 Timing F.PNG
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C4 Timing G.PNG
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Remove bolts (1).
Move aside the power steering pipes.
Rotate the engine using the bolt ( 4) of the crankshaft pulley (3) so as to bring it to the pegging position.
C4 Timing H.PNG
C4 Timing I.PNG
Fit the crankshaft setting rod Using tool [2].
Place the engine in a sling Using a workshop crane.
Remove:
  • Upper right-hand engine support
  • The top timing cover (2)
Peg the camshaft pulleys ( 6) and (7) using the tool [1].
Remove:
  • The (4) bolt
  • The crankshaft pulley (3)
  • The lower timing cover (5)
ESSENTIAL: Never remove the crankshaft pulley ( 3) without pegging the crankshaft and the camshafts.
  • Slacken the roller tensioner (10) bolt (9).
  • Turn the roller tensioner (9) clockwise.
  • Remove the timing belt (8).
Refitting:
C4 Timing J.PNG
C4 Timing K.PNG
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Turn the roller tensioner (9); using tool [5a] to pass notch "b".
Position tool [ 5b] to lock the index "a" and take away tool [5a].
Reposition the timing belt ( 8) on the crankshaft pulley (3).
Hold the timing belt ( 8) using the tool [3].
Fit the timing belt (8), strictly in the following order:
  • The tensioning roller (12)
  • The intake camshaft pulley (7)
  • The exhaust camshaft pulley (6)
  • The coolant pump (11)
  • The roller tensioner (9)
N.B.: Fit the belt ( 8) so that it is as flush as possible with the outer faces of the various pinions and rollers.
Remove:
  • The tool [3]
  • The tool [1] from the exhaust camshaft pulley
  • Tool [5b] from the tensioning roller (9)
Refit:
  • The lower timing cover (5)
  • The crankshaft pulley (3)
  • The crankshaft pulley bolt (4)
Tighten the bolt (4) to 4 ± 0,4 daN.m.
Angular tightening 80 ± 5° Using tool [4].
Tensioning the Timing Belt:
C4 Timing L.PNG
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C4 Timing M.PNG
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Turn the roller tensioner ( 9) anti-clockwise Using an Allen key at "c".Position the index " a" in position "e".
ESSENTIAL: The index " a" should pass the notch "f" by an angular value of at least 10°. If not, replace the tensioning roller or both timing belt and tensioning roller.
Then bring the index " a" to its setting position "f", by rotating the tensioning roller in the direction of the arrow "d".
CAUTION: The index " a" must not go past the slot "f". If it does, repeat the timing belt tensioning operation.
ESSENTIAL: The tensioning roller must not turn while its mounting is tightened . If it does, repeat the timing belt tensioning operation.
Tighten the roller tensioner (9) bolt (10) to 2,1 ± 0,2 daN.m.
ESSENTIAL: The hexagonal drive of the tensioning roller must be at approximately 15° below the cylinder head gasket level "g". If not, replace the tensioning roller or both timing belt and tensioning roller.
Remove tools [ 1] and [2].
  • Fit the upper right side engine mounting.
  • Withdraw the workshop lift.
  • Turn the crankshaft 10 turns in the normal direction of rotation.
ESSENTIAL: No pressure or external force should be applied to the timing belt.
Place the engine in a sling Using a workshop crane.
Remove the upper RH engine support.
Peg the input camshaft pulley using the tool [ 1].

Check
Tensioning the timing belt.
ESSENTIAL: Check the position of the index " a", it should be opposite the slot "f". If the position of the index "a" is not correct, repeat the timing belt tensioning operations.

Refitting Continued:
  • Refit the upper timing cover ( 2).
  • Fit the upper right side engine mounting.
  • Withdraw the workshop lift.
  • Position the power steering pipes.
  • Refit bolt (1).
  • Clip the fuel inlet hose onto the timing housing.
  • Refit the ancillary belt (see the relevant operation).
  • Return the vehicle to its wheels.
  • Reconnect the battery (see the relevant operation).
ESSENTIAL: Perform the operations to be carried out following reconnection of the battery (see the relevant operation).