XC90 2.5T AWD L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Hold the center screw secure and turn the tensioner eccentric clockwise with a 6 mm Allen key to 10 o'clock.
the timing belt from the timing gear pulley
the screw that holds the inner timing cover to the cylinder head.
Install tool 999 5452 CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT TOOL See: Tools and Equipment/999 5452 Camshaft Adjustment Tool at the rear of the camshafts.
Removing the timing gear pulley
Remove the cable duct from its mountings on the right-hand suspension turret.
Note! Do not damage the paintwork.
Hold the cable duct out of the way and remove:
the plug at the front of the variable valve timing unit (TX55).
Note! Use paper or similar to absorb oil that drains.
the center screw in the variable valve timing unit (TX55).
Carefully pull out the timing gear pulley with the variable valve timing (VVT) unit.
Remove tool 999 5452 CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT TOOL See: Tools and Equipment/999 5452 Camshaft Adjustment Tool.
Removing components from turbocharger (TC)
the heat deflector plate above the manifold
the upper engine coolant pipe. Place it to one side
the oil pressure pipe for the turbocharger (TC)
the pipe screw at the lower coolant pipe for the turbocharger (TC). Put the pipe to one side
the nuts and washers holding the manifold to the cylinder head.
Lift off the turbocharger and manifold. Carefully put them on top of the transmission.
Releasing the inlet pipe for the coolant pump