Chevy Cobalt Forum banner
1 - 1 of 1 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
1 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
bbbHello everyone. I'm here due to issues with my wife's 2010 Cobalt Lt with the 2.2l Ecotech engine. She recently had the timing chain snap and is VERY insistent that I get her car back on the road for her. I have all the parts to fix it, including a rebuilt head. Didn't see any damage to head, valves or pistons, but figured seeing as I had tore into it this far, wouldn't make sense to put it back together with old parts.
My issue is, how do I tell if my valves are in the right position when my #1 piston is at top dead center? I have read up on the process of timing it, but all I have found is the process if it has jumped time. Since chain actually broke, rotating crank won't operate the valves.
Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated. And yes, I know I probably could have just bought another car for what I've got into the parts and labor, but that wouldn't make my wife happy so that's not an option.
 
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
Top