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I have a mitsubishi tr magna i have had the timing chain done the first time the mechanic did'nt do the sprockets at the same time so chain went again so the second time he has done the sprockets and the timing chain but the timing chain has gone again now my car has just stopped working i have been told that the oil pump has to be done at the same time as changing the sprockets and chain is this true and the R.A.A. has said that every thing has stopped moving and that it is the timing chain tha
A timing chain is inside the engine.A serpentine belt drives the alternator,power steering,power brakes,etc.Do you mean the serpentine?If it was the timing chain,your engine would have to be pulled out and take at least 2 days.If they are not AAA app ... Mitsubishi Passenger
Hello, got a car question for you fine people. My friend had a timing chain that broke on his car at 50,000 miles. Kinda early for something like that I would think. What would cause a timing chain to go bad. Can the driver cause a timing chain to go bad or is it just wear and tear over time? Can a tranny problem mess up a timing chain?
50K miles IS premature for a chain to break. They're pretty tough. Are you sure it's a chain? If it is a BELT, it could be old and broke due to age. They are a synthetic rubber and eventually they deteriorate over time. You don't sp ... 1998 Honda Accord
Does a 1993 BMW 318i have a timing belt or a timing chain? I just bought this BMW and the previous owner did not know whether or not the timing belt was changed. I've heard that if the timing belt goes out it can really screw up your engine. On the other hand, I've also heard that a timing chain (as opposed to a timing belt) is highly unlikely to fail. I'm hoping that this car has a timing chain. Can anyone help me with this matter?
Hi some of them have a belt but yours being the M43 engine is a chain, the only thing to listen for with them is chain slap or an rattling around the chain area, a bit of research on the M43 engine also shows that the chain should be changed after 10 ... 1993 BMW 3 Series
Does the 2009 Honda Accord EX have a timing belt or chain? I noticed in ALLDATA they give a part number for timing chain. Is it the 2.4L have a timing chain, and the V6 has the timing belt? A chain I wouldn't have to change, am I right?
The 2.4L has a timing chain which is self adjusting and lasts the life of the engine. The v6 needs a timing belt replacement about every 90-105k miles.Thank you,Lee ... 2009 Honda Accord
Trying to put timing chain back after replacing head gasket on a Nissan N22 motor. Need to find adjustment to loosen timing chain so that i can attach timing gear with chain onto OH cam. can you help on how to loosen timing chain?
No adjustment neccesary. There is a timing chain tensioner, which you will simply push back in to its body. once you do that, there should be a small hple somewhere on the body of the tensioner. That' sthere so you can piut a paper clip into it to ke ... Nissan King Cab
I have a 2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L. I thought I needed to replace the timing chain. When we took it apart, we realized that the bolt on the timing chain tensior had snapped off and went into the head. So, we replaced the timing chain tensior, timing chain, the head, all the gaskets. New spark plugs, and a coil pack modular. Now, when we put everything back together, it wont start. When we take the piece that the spark plugs go into, out and turn it upside down, i have spark, but when I put it back in
It sounds like the timing chain was not position correctly. That will cause no ignition spark if the timing is off. Was it positioned correctly upon assembly? ... Saturn Vue
I have a 2006 GMC Envoy XL. The repair shop is currently replacing the oil pump, and they say the timing chain also needs replacement. They are charging an extra hour of labor to replace the timing chain. My question is, do you have to take the timing chain off anyway when you are replacing the oil pump? The warranty company will not pay for the hour because they say the timing chain has to come off anyway.
The warranty company is wrong, the oil pump is in the bottom of the engine, inside the oil pan. The timing chain is behind a cover on the front of the engine. An extra hour to r&r the timng chain is reasonable. My question would be, "why in the wo ... 2006 GMC Envoy Xl
Problem with the 2007 Mazda CX-7. After 30000mi appear knock sound in engine. I find that timing chaine is outstreched and replace it with original timing chaine L3K9(tensioner working perfect and cogwheel looks fully new). All will OK! ..until now (43000mi)!!! Sound appear again. I check timing chaine. You can see it right under oil cup. I can freely move chaine. It's again outstreched !!!! I start thinking that this chain isn't enough strong for this engine. Who can say something about preven
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Hi guys I need some help with the drive shaft for a 97 cavalier z22 2.2engine. I decided I was going to change the timing chain this weekend after hearing a noise for some time and came to the conclusion that this was the cause. The day before I was about to do this I found an oil leak. No problem right? I can repair the leak while I'm doing the timing chain. Now hears the problem theres a seal that's attached to the timing chain pain behind the pully. I've gone every parts place available (o
Timing Chain and Gears \015\012REMOVAL & INSTALLATION \015\0122.2L Engine \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Fig. 1: The timing marks on the sprockets should be in alignment. If not, turn the crankshaft until the ... 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
Timing Chain I have taken it to 2 garages that tell me my timing chain broke and pieces have gone into the motor. Is this possible? I have had another person tell me that it is just the timing sensor and that there isn't a timing chain in my car, is this true?
If the car is driveable, your timing chain hasn't broken into pieces. If it had, your car wouldn't run, period. Something else has caused whatever issues you have - what is the car doing that suggests a problem? ... 1988 Buick LeSabre
Will be doing 60,000 mile checkup soon. Dealership said must inspect/replace timing belt also which adds over $350. I thought I had a timing chain in my 2006 Kia Optima (4 cylinder). When I bought it new they said this timing chain lasts over 100,000 miles or more... my car has no engine sounds, no low gas mileage, no problems. Why open up the engine to look at a timing chain this soon?
It has a TIMING BELT. Replace it. And replace anything else it runs on, pulleys, tensioner, ect. It it breaks it will destroy the engine. ... 2006 Kia Optima
I replaced the water pump on 2001 pontiac grand am 2.4l and now it wont crank, like it clicks as if starter is out. i tied both cams to timing chain and also crank and chain before i removed timing chain tensioner.but before i took timing chain cover off i had to remove harmonic balancer and it turned the crank with just a wrench, i moved it back and used an impact and then removed it and finished the job and the car wont crank.
Make sure you can turn engine over by the crank bolt this will make sure engine is free and not bound up. if it will turn then check wiring at starter make sure everything is tight. ... 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT
Hi guys I need some help with the drive shaft for a 97 cavalier z22 2.2engine. I decided I was going to change the timing chain this weekend after hearing a noise for some time and came to the conclusion that this was the cause. The day before I was about to do this I found an oil leak. No problem right? I can repair the leak while I'm doing the timing chain. Now hears the problem theres a seal that's attached to the timing chain pain behind the pully. I've gone every parts place available (over
Part Number: \015\012\015\012FPG 16202 \015\012Napa $7.29 \015\012timing cover repair sleeve ... 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier
I have a 2003 gmc envoy SLT 4.2 L6, and need to remove the head and I dont know how to deal with the timing chain? a few of my exhaust bolts broke and I would like to remove the head! how do I remove timing chain and still keep the timing chain from falling into engine and how do I seperate the chain to remove the head. And what other surpises are in store for me?
Check this procedure.... Timing Chain & Sprockets-Removal & Installation for 4.2L Engine\015\012\015\012NOTE\015\012\015\012The following procedure requires the use of the Crankshaft Holding tool No. J-44221 and a suitable to ... 2003 GMC Envoy
I need a diagram to set the time on the timing chains of a 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L, 4 cylinder, 3RZ. It is out of time. I need a diagram on how to time the timing chains. Markings needed to set time. Illustrations or diagram.
Please contact me at [email protected] I will send you full pictures and literature on this subject.After you rate my solution i no longer give out my time and resources for a later rating on my solution which they did not even go back and give me a ... 1997 Toyota Tacoma
1971 Datsun Pickup 1600 engine timing marks. Please read all of this before responding! I ask for someone who has actually seen this to reply, no guesses please. Ok so I grew up with these pickups, rebuilt 2 but that's been some time ago. I wish to time this one correctly, books show 1 timing mark on damper, and multiple marks on block or timing chain cover which I'm familiar with, problem is this one has multiple marks on the damper and only one on the timing chain cover??? Opposite of whi
You are correct with it being backwards. That is a strange set up. Later models I am used to 1 mark on both as I have owned many Datsun's myself from a pickup, a B210 and a 710. The best course to take is pulling number 1 plug out and setting to T ... Datsun 720
How do i know if the timeing chain is going on my lumina?? the car seems like the battery is dead but its fine it cranks 2 or 3 times then bogs down and there is noise coming fron the timing chain housing.so isw it the chain or something else??
Take engine belt off and check crankshaft pulley for the noise .the boging could be a number of thing ... 1992 Chevrolet Lumina
Timing Chain we have a noice - sounds like pebbles in a tin! and have been told the timing chain needs changing - please advise on the 'book' time to complete the job or can the chain be adjusted?? Many thanks
With the book time not sure but your timeing chain is self adjusting so if it is that you would need to replace it. Not hard to do yourself, if you know how but if not don't try you maynot be able to start it again. I can tell you it would be a coupl ... 1999 Ford Explorer
Put a new head gasket on this altima GXE 2.4. timed the crankshaft correctly and cams but yet still wont start. put new distributor, cap, rotor, plugs, and wires. thot the timing chain was stretchd so i also replaced the one for the camshafts. i put everything were its suppose to be timed and when i hand turn the engine with a wrench on the crank it seems to move a tooth over. as i wus doing that i had someone watch the chain and u didnt see the chain jump at all. ny suggestions?
I would check the compression in the cyl's it will tell you if the engine is timed right, I belive the compression is around 180 psi in each cyl. this will save you a bunch of time. ... Nissan Altima
Working on an 99 Dodge Intrepid for a friend and I am pretty sure the timing chains and gears are wore so bad that it has jumped time. I have removed the air intake and the cam covers and the chains are really lose and slapping as it is cranked over. Looks like I will have to get to the whole front of the engine, do you take the front bumper, headlight assemblies and all out along with the radiator to do the lower end of the timing chains?
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Hi i have 2000 Durango R/T 5.9l Magnum.I have a ticking noise that sound like a vavle tap after the truck warms up.The noise sounds like it was coming from the timing chain area so i had it replaced.The noise is still there.I had just the timing chain replaced not the trust plate/tensioner could it still be coming from there.Listening with a stethoscope this past weekend it still is the loudest from the timing chain cover.It has 80,000 miles on it and other wise runs perfect.If it is the lifters
It can't be the chain, otherwise you would hear a rattle, not a tap. But you should take its cover off and look at the thrust plate - maybe is loose and vibrate.Since its a tapping sounds it must have something to do with the distribution.Take ... Dodge Durango
CRAP.............. I have a 2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L. I thought I needed to replace the timing chain, but when we took everything apart, the timing chain tensior, timing chain, and head, plus all the gaskets had to be replaced. We also replaced the spark plugs. We then went out and purchased coil pack modular. When we take the part that the spark plugs plug into out of the engine, and have it upside down, we have spark, when its in the engine the way it supposed to be, we dont have spark. We can not
Did you check to see if you have fuel pressure to your fuel injectors??? You probably have spark, just no fuel from your fuel injectors. Check that and go through the trouble shotting your fuel system, common for the fuel pump on saturns to wear out ... Cars & Trucks
Brand new Polo 1.2 60ps has loud whine from timing chain top housing cover (also wher oil is added)when engine is very hot such as when aircon on. Took it back under warranty but engine was cooler and no whine. Neeed to be able to suggest to them what to look for. What could it be. Is timing chain tensioner too tight or are the timing chain runners maybe a problem. Wondered if VW have had complaints about this. The part you ask for category does not have a Polo in the VW range so to get it to se
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I took off the timing chain and didn't line up the marks on the chain to keep the crankshaft and the camshafts in the right position to stay in time. I was installing a new oil pump on a 2001 Chrysler Sebring Sedan 2.7 engine. I have turn the crankshaft to TDC, but can I turn the camshaft sprockets to where the picture in my book shows what they should look like. The mark on the sproket at 90 degrees from the cylinder head and there are 12 chain pins between the timing marks. Or am I going to h
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Timing chain i had my timing chain replaced but when i accelerate it makes a chattering noise and has no power up hills ..when i take my foot off the gas it stops..is the timing chain not on right or whats the deal??
It could be that the timing chain is off a tooth, but you can try loosening the distributor and turning it a little and then tighten it back up again and see if it makes a difference. when you turn the distributor your engine speed should increase an ... 1997 Nissan Pickup